Blog Archives

The Place Beyond the Plaza

IMG_1758

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

Posted in Uncategorized

#WePlaza – Do You?

bicycle photo

#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

Posted in Uncategorized

How do you say I love you?

Slide1

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

Posted in Uncategorized

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

Posted in Uncategorized

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,

Posted in Uncategorized Tagged with: , , ,

Supporters

Altman Foundation
The Charles Evans Foundation
Charles H. Revson Foundation
Chase
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