Series 4: Reports and Publications
Scope and Contents
This series includes reports and publications from the Pratt Center, affiliated organizations, foundations, and others, primarily from the 1970s to the 1990s. Publications from the Pratt Center represent the wide variety of projects and research undertaken by the Center, including studies of housing, neighborhoods and public space throughout Brooklyn, analyses of neighborhoods and housing programs, and manuals on day care centers and housing resources. Other topics represented in the Pratt Center publications include commercial rent control, displacement, homelessness, manufacturing land use, parks, and zoning. This series includes Community Information Bulletins, published by the Pratt Center to alert the community to developments in urban renewal, housing and planning., as well as early issues of City Limits, a publication created from the merger of individual newsletters from the Pratt Center, the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board, and the Association of Neighborhood Housing Developers. Publications from affiliated organizations address similar topics, as well as rehabilitation and revitalization, the Brooklyn waterfront, small businesses, and subway service. The majority of foundation reports and publications are from the Ford Foundation. Significant topics represented by foundation reports include urban and rural poverty, and community development.
Materials in this series are arranged alphabetically by subject.