Kitten season at the Animal Care Center of NYC

August 16, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Animal Care Center of NYC is the city’s shelter for homeless animals. Accepting almost any animal, domestic or wild, whether completely healthy or on its deathbed, the ACC takes in close to 30,000 animals each year. Despite the number of unique and exotic animals passing through, the majority of animals in the shelter population,……

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Visualizing Citi bikes

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction In 2008, the New York City Department of Transportation conducted research on alternative forms of transportation and published a strategic plan. Surprisingly, according to statistics, over 50% of all automobile trips happened in the city were under 3 miles, within the distances of pleasant bicycle trips. In 2009, a bike-share program was first proposed……

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How to find the best dessert in Manhattan

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION Have you ever wonder where can buy the best dessert in New York City? There are all kinds of authentic dessert in New York City because of its largest multi-immigrants environment in the world. As a dessert lover, I would like to explore the relationship between dessert shop distributions and Manhattan context. In this……

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Mapping Social Impact: Design Corps 2005-2019

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Charting a Course Some years ago, a recent Pratt graduate named Chris Peck went on a job interview. While his interviewer was taking Chris through a tour of the firm, they came upon some of the firm’s work for Pencils of Promise, a non-profit founded in 2008 that builds schools in developing regions. Recognition flashed across……

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Small Business Support Organizations in New York City: Made in NYC and the NYC New Business Acceleration Program

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction New York City has experienced a rise in new small business development over the past couple decades, facilitated by both an increased interest in opening small businesses as well as a commitment by organizations who offer support to small businesses. Made in NYC (MINYC), an initiative of the Pratt Center for Community Development, and……

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VISUALISATION OF FIVE INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT NEWYORK

August 8, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction New York is a charming city where you can experience the culture of the world. The diversity of its immigrant population has created a vibrant and open environment; there is no city like New York. People come from all over the world; they love New York but don’t know New York well. When people……

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PEOPLE WITHOUT INTERNET IN THE US

August 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction We use the internet every day. Internet is a necessity in our daily life and many people consider it as a utility like water, electricity, and gas. But do you know how many households in the US do not have the internet? Who are these people, and why they do not have the internet?……

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Shop healthy stores in Nyc

August 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction  Health consciousness has risen exponentially in recent years. Consumers are inclining towards healthy lifestyle and growing utilization of additional nutrition. Certainly, with this increasing awareness there is also a growing demand for healthy food and supplies in the market. New York City is an urban hotspot and the population here keeps soaring, which has……

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Why is Big Apple the Fashion Capital?

August 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Inclusivity is in vogue with regards to the Manhattan’s fashion scene. There are a lot of all-get to mold encounters that anybody can take advantage of, no velvet rope or influencer status required – all things considered, New York is one of the world’s fashion capitals. All you need is the privilege intel on……

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H-1B Visa Lottery — What’s Your Chance?

August 7, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION As an international student, I am most concerned about how much chance I will be permitted to work and stay in the United States after graduating from school. I wanted to know how many people were competing for H-1B visa each year? What’s the average success rate? Also, I was curious about the background……

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NYC NEIGHBORHOOD CRIME visualizations

August 7, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Before studying in New York City, I visited the city three times, as a tourist. I could still remember how each time I was overwhelmed by the intensity and diversity of everything that was going on around in the city. Even after staying here for almost two years, it still concerns me especially when……

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PEOPLE WITHOUT INTERNET IN THE US

August 3, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction We use the internet every day. Internet is a necessity in our daily life and many people consider it as a utility like water, electricity, and gas. But do you know how many households in the US do not have the internet? Who are these people, and why they do not have the internet?……

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Mapping Social Impact: Design Corps 2005-2019

August 2, 2019 / 0 comments

Charting a Course Some years ago, a recent Pratt graduate named Chris Peck went on a job interview. While his interviewer was taking Chris through a tour of the firm, they came upon some of the firm’s work for Pencils of Promise, a non-profit founded in 2008 that builds schools in developing regions. Recognition flashed across……

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Small Business Support Organizations in New York City: Made in NYC and the NYC New Business Acceleration Program

August 2, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction New York City has experienced a rise in new small business development over the past couple decades, facilitated by both an increased interest in opening small businesses as well as a commitment by organizations who offer support to small businesses. Made in NYC (MINYC), an initiative of the Pratt Center for Community Development, and……

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VISUALISATION OF FIVE INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT NEWYORK

August 2, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction New York is a charming city where you can experience the culture of the world. The diversity of its immigrant population has created a vibrant and open environment; there is no city like New York. People come from all over the world; they love New York but don’t know New York well. When people……

Read more →

Shop healthy stores in Nyc

August 1, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction  Health consciousness has risen exponentially in recent years. Consumers are inclining towards healthy lifestyle and growing utilization of additional nutrition. Certainly, with this increasing awareness there is also a growing demand for healthy food and supplies in the market. New York City is an urban hotspot and the population here keeps soaring, which has……

Read more →

Why is Big Apple the Fashion Capital?

July 31, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Inclusivity is in vogue with regards to the Manhattan’s fashion scene. There are a lot of all-get to mold encounters that anybody can take advantage of, no velvet rope or influencer status required – all things considered, New York is one of the world’s fashion capitals. All you need is the privilege intel on……

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H-1B Visa Lottery — What’s Your Chance?

July 31, 2019 / 0 comments

INTRODUCTION As an international student, I am most concerned about how much chance I will be permitted to work and stay in the United States after graduating from school. Therefore, I used the dataset, OFLC H-1B Program Data (2011-2018) to explore the trend and the fact of the H1-B visa petition for the past few……

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NYC NEIGHBORHOOD CRIME visualizations

July 31, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction Before studying in New York City, I visited the city three times, as a tourist. I could still remember how each time I was overwhelmed by the intensity and diversity of everything that was going on around in the city. Even after staying here for almost two years, it still concerns me especially when……

Read more →

Visualizing Citi bikes

July 31, 2019 / 0 comments

Introduction In 2008, the New York City Department of Transportation conducted research on alternative forms of transportation and published a strategic plan. Surprisingly, according to statistics, over 50% of all automobile trips happened in the city were under 3 miles, within the distances of pleasant bicycle trips. In 2009, a bike-share program was first proposed……

Read more →