“Nation-leading program dedicating roadway space for recreation, outdoor dining, learning, and cultural programming now a permanent part of NYC’s urban landscape”

“On the last Saturday of the summer, residents of Prospect Heights came out to enjoy the city’s open streets. News 12’s Cecilia Hua was there on Vanderbilt Avenue.”

Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council and Arup partner to create a plan forward of one of the New York City’s premier Open Streets

Artist Cara Lynch’s “Carpet Collage” draws inspiration from different cultures in an aim to represent New York City’s diversity.

New designation will bring cultural activities, community-based programming, landscaping, and art installations to 15 streets throughout the city.

“Open Streets like Vanderbilt Avenue have already illustrated how this city, through the determined and combined involvement of residents and restauranteurs, can thrive in this recovery.”

“The City Council passed legislation making the city’s open streets program permanent and adding new provisions to ensure its success.”

“On Vanderbilt Avenue between August and November 2020, neighborhood organizers sectioned off five blocks so restaurants could spread out their outdoor seating. The effect was transformational.”