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Holly Whyte Way

  • AXA Plaza 151 W 51st St New York, NY, 10019 United States (map)

Holly Whyte Way: A Way for Walkers on 6-1/2 Avenue

Between 51st and 57th Streets lies a public secret: a network of privately owned public spaces (POPS) built in exchange for additional building height above. Join Brian Nesin, David Grider and Jordan Zimolka of F-POPS for a tour of the art and design within this exciting shortcut through Midtown, christened “Holly Whyte Way”. Get the scoop on proposed plans to install mid-block crosswalks, connecting these pubilc plazas along “6-1/2 Avenue”.

Every day, all over the city, Transportation Alternatives is working to revitalize New York City’s neighborhoods and restore a vibrant culture of street life. This walk features one of the many communities where T.A. advocacy brings safe and healthy streets for all.

Time: 4:30pm-5:30pm

Date: Saturday May 5, 2012

Event Start: Meeting Place: AXA Plaza, 151 West 51st Street

Event End: Alliance Berstein Plaza, 55th Street and 6th Avenue

Hosts: Transportation Alternatives, Friends of Privately Owned Public Spaces (F-POPS)

Registration: RSVP at

Accessibility:  Fully Accessible

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