Tuesday, May 12th: Cities+: Saving Community Gardens, GrowNYC, Crowsourced Public Art & More

    Date: 05/12/2015

    Time: 7:30 pm

    Location: The Way Station (683 Washington Ave., Brooklyn)

    Price: Free

    Saving community gardens Crown Heights community garden Roger That is one of many threatened by New York’s overwhelming development pressures. Cofounder Emily Bill Dinan will talk about the evolution of the strategy to preserve the garden since the land was purchased in 2013. Farmers markets and neighborhood change What’s the relationship between housing density, changing neighborhood demographics, and farmers market sales? Stephen Wade, Seasonal Market Manager for GrowNYC, will explain. Architecture in Budapest In a country where ambitious contemporary architecture is rare, Budapest’s visually stunning new subway line is an anomaly. Writer Vanessa Quirk will discuss her research into the project. Ads to art Community organization Saveartspace will present a crowdsourced public art exhibition on donated billboard space during this summer’s Bushwick Open Studios. Cofounder Justin Aversano will discuss.

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