Privately Owned Public Space

The Brian Lehrer Show

Privately Owned Public Spaces: POPS Report Wrapup

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

You visited almost 140 privately owned public spaces as part of our POPS project. Yolanne Almanzar, reporter for The New York World, discusses what you found, and Fred Kent, president of the Project for Public Spaces, talks about what makes a place public.

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UES Residents Rally to Keep a Privately Owned Playground Public

Sunday, October 16, 2011

A group of Upper East Side residents rallied Sunday to show their opposition to a plan to raze a playground to make way for a new building based on deal made over 25 years ago.