Regular New Yorkers with access to accurate information, in context, provided together with support from a small, nimble and experienced staff, can and do organize collectively to create tangible results and real change in their neighborhoods. Together, they inspire grassroots change well beyond the boundaries of neighborhood vacant lots.
Segal, Paula Z. Esq.
"From Open Data to Open Space: Translating Public Information Into Collective Action,"
Cities and the Environment (CATE):
2, Article 14.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/cate/vol8/iss2/14
Figure 2: LivingLotsNYC.org
HPD-RFQ-17gardens-by596acres-Jan27.pdf (303 kB)
Figure 3: Map of HPD inventory and gardens included in request for developers to become qualified to purchase City-owned lots for $1. 596 Acres, January 27, 2015
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Figure 1: THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND sign designed by Partner & Partners. Installed on a City-owned vacant lot in the Bronx