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The Place Beyond the Plaza


by Lily Panych On my first day interning with NPP, I was introduced to the reclaimed plaza concept through an orientation at Corona Plaza, the largest of the three Queens-based plazas that fall under my jurisdiction. I work nearby, in

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#WePlaza – Do You?

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#WePlaza – do you?  Check out NPP’s celebration of New York’s best new public amenity: the neighborhood plaza. Located in over 65 neighborhoods, from Times Square to Ozone Park, the plazas span 30 acres of new open space and provide

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How do you say I love you?


How do you say I love you? In time for Valentine’s Day NPP made a video celebrating some of the 138 languages spoken in Queens. Watch how New Yorkers in Diversity Plaza say “I Love You”.  Speak a language not

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NPP rounds off summer 2014 in its network of plazas in Queens, Brooklyn & Manhattan

Plazas Mean Planting

It was an incredibly eventful and colorful summer at Neighborhood Plaza Partnership’s plazas. We reached a few milestones, including: Hitting our mark of serving more than ten plaza managers this year across Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan Training our ACE clients

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Transforming a Historic Public Space in Brownsville, Q&A With Danny Murphy, Pitkin Avenue BID

yoga in pitkin plaza

Q: How has Zion Triangle Plaza served as a public gathering space for unique events in your community? A: We use the space to hold annual events, such as the harvest festival in October, the Holiday Tree Lighting in December,

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Altman Foundation
The Charles Evans Foundation
Charles H. Revson Foundation
City Council - Queens Delegation
Queens Delegation Chair, City Council Member Mark Weprin
Council Member Daniel Dromm
Council Member Julissa Ferreras
Council Member Brad Lander
Council Member Antonio Reynoso
New York Community Trust – LuEsther T. Mertz Advised Fund
Aaron Naparstek and Joanne Nerenberg
Tiger Baron Foundation Walentas Family Foundation