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180 Varick Street, Suite 1220
New York, NY, 10014

212 627 9120

Urban Research (UR) 
180 Varick Street
Suite 1514
New York NY 10014

T 212.627.9121



Are UR books available worldwide?


Can I order a whole set or order for my institution?

We'll be glad to take your special, quantity or institutional orders. Please contact or call 212.627.9121 between 11am and 5pm, Eastern Standard Time. 

What if I don’t want to give my credit card number over the Internet?

Feel free to call us, 212.627.9121

I’m having trouble placing my order or using the site. Whom should I contact?

Write us, or call 212.627.9121 between 11am and 5pm, Eastern Standard Time. We’ll be glad to help.

I’ve bought the book and now I don’t want it—can I return it for a refund?

Sorry, we don’t accept returns nor do we give refunds.

I would like to request for a desk copy. 

E-mail /mail desk copies, on letterhead/school email system to: Please include the following information:

  • course name and number
  • when the course will be taught
  • the name of the professor(s) teaching the course
  • confirmation that your university bookstore has ordered a minimum of 10 units for use as a required text
  • the name of your college bookstore or purchasing office (if available)
  • the date of the order (if available)

I would like to inquire about foreign rights. Whom should I contact?

Ring us at 212.627.9121 and/or send us an email,

Can I send a book as a gift?

If you wish to direct a book to someone as a gift, please include their information in the shipping section at checkout. We'll take off the price. While we cannot offer gift wrapping, we're happy to include a note for you. Send us an email with invoice number,

Do you accept submissions?

Please check here for call for ideas and contact information.