Taylor McGinnis is a cartographer and data analyst focused on policy change and community organizing.
Pratt Center City Planning Projects
As a GIS Fellow and Project Assistant at Pratt Center for Community Development, I work on spatial data analysis tools focused predominately on assisting with city planning and neighborhood organizing projects.
The Neighborhood Data Portal is an online tool that provides the public with a collection of several different datasets, from census demographics to school quality and locations. In building this tool, we prioritized datasets that were useful specifically to community organizations through New York City and continue to update the tool as we meet and collaborate with more of these organizations.
The Gowanus Property Search online mapping tool offers the public a way to visualize the Department of City Planning’s proposal to rezone the Gowanus neighborhood in northwest Brooklyn.