Strategize about how to transform vacant lots and buildings in your life into thriving community spaces with 596 Acres! We will be tabling at the sore. Come by to talk about what happens when NYers steward community places in our city, how to protect the ones we have, and how to make more in any neighborhood. This is […]
Tuesday, July 12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. At Hunters Pt. Ave. #7 Train Station, Queens Early in the twentieth century, after the consolidation of Greater NYC, the “wild west” era in LIC, Queens was tamed by centralized planning. Excavation of the Sunnyside Yards was used to provide landfill for filling the wetlands of […]
Urban Renewal has been among the most destructive urban policies in the US, destroying thousands of so called “blighted” neighborhoods and displacing over a million residents within predominantly lowincome communities of color. This panel addresses the lasting impact of this policy on our city, and the role of grassroots groups in successfully intervening in this […]
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