Though small, this park is full of nature and culture. There are Redtail Hawks in residence! American Elms, now a rare species, make the park unique. A wonderful tree map can be seen on Inhabitat, too.
Celebrating the whole of NYC at the Open Engagement festival, this mapping project utilized the famous NYC Panorama at Queens Museum, a giant 3-D map of the city. This workshop was created by Los Hibridos and Green Map NYC in spring 2014, and participants came from all over the world. We all enjoyed exploring the sites at the far ends of the city simply by walking around this "indoor helicopter tour of New York".
A historic and multi-cultural community, the Lower East Side is known for its resiliency, creativity and community spirit. Hard hit by the Pandemic of 2020, diverse participants from many backgrounds have come together to help meet urgent needs and plan for the future of this frontline community.