The URC Research Center is dedicated to bridging the gap between the academy and urban activism.

 
 

The URC produces, finds, and shares, quality content written on a range of urban topics. Our pieces range from more academic articles, to newspaper features, to short blog posts.

 
 
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Our Academic Stuff

Longer reads on more complex issues surrounding Norfolk, urbanism, and everything in between.

 
 
 
 

Our Quick Reads

Shorter more digestible reads, including our Urban Objects Series: bite-sized breakdowns of the hidden histories behind everyday objects.

 
 
 
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Our Blog

URC News and Our top reads from around the web.