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  • Thames River Heritage Park

    Thames River Heritage Park

    The Thames River Heritage Park Plan, prepared by the Yale Urban Design Workshop in 2015, presents a new, innovative, streamlined strategy to establish Connecticut’s first state heritage park.

  • Artist's rendition of Ansonia Farrel Properties aerial view

    Ansonia Farrel Properties

    In 2007, The Farrel Corporation, a major industrial landowner in Ansonia, commissioned the UDW to revisit the plan and develop a mixed use proposal for a portion of their downtown manufacturing campus which is was becoming vacant.

  • Artist's rendition of East Harlem Media City

    East Harlem Media City

    This project for a “superblock” redevelopment of two blocks in East Harlem at the foot of the Triborough Bridge was an RFP response prepared by the YUDW as lead designers for a team including Breslin Realty and KPF Architects, and submitted to the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

  • Artist's rendition of New Britain Downtown Plan

    New Britain Downtown Plan

    New Britain Connecticut was once a major industrial town, but like other cities in the northeast much of the former industrial job base had disappeared, and suburban flight has left the downtown and adjacent neighborhoods devoid of their former vibrancy. The New Britain Downtown Plan is based on the notion that downtowns can once again be vibrant, compact, transit-oriented, mixed-use environments.

News

June 26, 2017

The Thames River Heritage Park, planned by the Yale Urban Design Workshop...

July 3, 2016

The Thames River Water Taxi, planned as part of the Thames River Heritage...

Boys and Girls Club Center of Innovation
December 11, 2015

As part of its ongoing planning and design work with the Boys and Girls...

Video

TEDx: Alan Plattus on Resilience
Bridging Waters Documentary