public space

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Paula Segal, Law Clerk, Featured in the NY Times for Her Work with 596 Acres

“THE city of New York owns thousands of slivers of unused land, and about a year ago, a group of Brooklyn gardeners had an idea: identify all the vacant lots in the borough, then help neighborhood residents take them over. They built an online map, then a mobile app, with information about the plots, including […]

Activists Sue Department of Buildings to Force Disclosure of Approved Plans for Stalled Construction Work

Chase Manhattan Plaza has been continuously closed since September 15, 2011. At first, guards keeping the public out of the popular financial district lunch hang out told those who asked that the fences were “Because of Occupy Wall Street.”[1] Then, suddenly the plaza was approved for waterproofing work that had been applied for in 2010. […]