West End Avenue between 88-95th Streets , NY, New York
Event Type: Conference
When: Thursday, September 17, 2:00pm-6:00 pm
Location: West End Avenue between 88-95th Streets
PARK(ing) Day is an annual international event where citizens, artists, and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into temporary miniature parks, or parklets. The mission of the event is to call attention to the importance of urban open space, generate a dialogue about landscape architecture and the benefits of public green space, and improving the quality of urban human habitat. This year the APA Transportation Committee is teaming up with an extraordinarily diverse group of partners to take over the already open street of West End Avenue. We will be taking over not just parking spaces but at least 5 whole BLOCKS! Activities and stations will be dispersed to allow for proper physical distancing but will be connected with a common goal – to celebrate streets for people and connections. We need to collectively think of new ways to adapt our street infrastructure and public space for today and tomorrow’s needs.
Join us on September 17 to share ideas for re-envisioning our street and providing connections with the people who use these public spaces. If you would like be a volunteer for PARK(ing) Day, please sign-up at the link HERE.