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Grassy Grassroots: Citizens Creating Parks

02/04/19

Brooklyn Historical Society

128 Pierrepont Street Map

718-222-4111

$5 for non-members


04-02-2019 12:00:00 04-02-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York Grassy Grassroots: Citizens Creating Parks In a time of accelerating real estate development and a pressing need for equitable access to green space, how can everyday citizens organize to bring vacant land and unrealized landscapes into the public realm? Join The Trust for Public Land Senior Vice President and Director of City Park Development Adrian Benepe, The Tanks at Bushwick Inlet Park Co-Founder and Executive Director Stacey Anderson, NYCH2O Director of Programs and Operations Jonathan Turer, and Bronx River Alliance Outreach Manager Joseph Sanchez, and Public Realm Advocate Laura Hansen in a conversation moderated by urban planner and MacArthur Fellow Damon Rich. Welcoming remarks from Prospect Park Alliance President Sue Donoghue. Presented in connection with the final weeks of the exhibition “The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn's Prospect Park” a joint project of Brooklyn Historical Society and Prospect Park Alliance. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=351603 Brooklyn Historical Society Brooklyn Historical Society

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In a time of accelerating real estate development and a pressing need for equitable access to green space, how can everyday citizens organize to bring vacant land and unrealized landscapes into the public realm? Join The Trust for Public Land Senior Vice President and Director of City Park Development Adrian Benepe, The Tanks at Bushwick Inlet Park Co-Founder and Executive Director Stacey Anderson, NYCH2O Director of Programs and Operations Jonathan Turer, and Bronx River Alliance Outreach Manager Joseph Sanchez, and Public Realm Advocate Laura Hansen in a conversation moderated by urban planner and MacArthur Fellow Damon Rich. Welcoming remarks from Prospect Park Alliance President Sue Donoghue.

Presented in connection with the final weeks of the exhibition “The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn's Prospect Park” a joint project of Brooklyn Historical Society and Prospect Park Alliance.

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