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.
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 http://transalt.org/events/calendar/5851
Accessibility: Fully Accessible