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Grassy Grassroots: Citizens Creating Parks

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Brooklyn Historical Society

128 Pierrepont Street

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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 Director of Programs and Operations Jonathan Turer, and Bronx River Alliance Outreach Manager Joseph Sanchez, and Public Realm Advocate Laura Hansen in a conversation moderated by urban planner and MacArthur Fellow Damon Rich. Welcoming remarks from Prospect Park Alliance President Sue Donoghue.

Presented in connection with the final weeks of the exhibition “The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn's Prospect Park” a joint project of Brooklyn Historical Society and Prospect Park Alliance.

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




Grassy Grassroots: Citizens Creating Parks
Monday, February 4

Doors: 6:00 pm
Event: 6:30 pm
$5 General Admission / Free for Members

BHS Members: to reserve tickets at the member price, click on "Tickets" and enter your Member ID on the following page after clicking on "Enter Promotional Code." For questions about this event or other inquiries, contact our Visitor Services desk at 718-222-4111, ext. 250.

REFUND POLICY Brooklyn Historical Society requires 24 hours notice before the date of the event to refund a ticket. No refunds are provided after that point. No refunds are provided on the day of the event and all subsequent days.

Brooklyn Historical Society public programs are made possible by the New York State Council of the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and, in part, by public funds from the New York Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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