Thursday, January 17th: ‘Beyond Zuccotti Park: Privatization of Public Assets and Public Space’

Beyond Zuccotti Park: Privatization of Public Assets and Public Space
Van Alen Books (30 W. 22nd St., Manhattan)
7pm
Free

Lynne Elizabeth, Moses Gates, Quilian Riano, Arthur Eisenberg

Join editors and authors of Beyond Zuccotti Park and their guests for an open discussion on accessibility to public space and its importance in a democracy. The growing tendency to privatize public space has implications for diversity and equity. Is public space really public? How are we allowed access and use of public space? What are the mechanisms of privatization at play? Lynne Elizabeth, publisher at New Village Press and editor of Beyond Zuccotti Park, will moderate a conversation with city planner and urbanist Moses Gates, DSGN AGNC founder Quilian Riano, and New York Civil Liberties Union legal director Arthur Eisenberg.

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