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The Futures Academy Community Garden Project

Date: Jul 26, 2009
Author(s): Center for Urban Studies, UB
Topic(s): Data / Demographics / History: General, Education: K-12 Education, Health: General, Housing / Neighborhoods: General
Type: Report

Project Name: Futures Academy Community & Creative Placemaking Initiative

This report proposes the creation of the Futures Academy Community Garden in a series of vacant, city-owned parcels across from Buffalo Public School 37.

This report at others were written and supported by the UB Center for Urban Studies. 

The goal of the UB Center for Urban Studies research is to produce a knowledge base to guide the building of just and democratic metros that enable residents to realize their full human potential and acquire the larger freedoms. Founded in 1987 by Dr.  Henry Louis Taylor, Jr., the UB Center for Urban Studies is a research, neighborhood planning and community development institute, which focuses on the transformation of vulnerable, underdeveloped and distressed neighborhoods into communities of opportunity. 

You can find this and more of their research on the Center for Urban Studies Research page