Grassy Grassroots: Citizens Creating Parks at The Brooklyn Historical Society, February 4

Date: February 04, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm

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 Founder and Executive Director and Ridgewood Reservoir project leader Matthew Malina, and Bronx River Alliance Outreach Manager Joseph Sanchez in a conversation with urban planner and MacArthur Fellow Damon Rich. Presented in connection with the final weeks of the exhibition “The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.”

For questions about this event or other inquiries, contact our Visitor Services desk at 718-222-4111, ext. 250.

The Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
718-222-4111
http://www.brooklynhistory.org/

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