Our friends over at the Municipal Art Society will lead the 7th Annual “Jane’s Walk” activities across NYC on Friday and Saturday, which is a Tribute to Urban Activist Jane Jacobs. The walk will include the Queensbridge housing development, and Urban Upbound’s Bishop Mitchell Taylor will give a free tour of Queensbridge, North America’s largest public housing development.
Here’s more information from the release:1
On May 3rd and 4th, thousands of New Yorkers will walk the city’s streets in honor of urban activist and beloved author, Jane Jacobs. Jane’s Walk NYC, hosted by The Municipal Art Society (MAS), is an annual weekend-long series of 150+ free “walking conversations” throughout the five boroughs, led by local residents, urban enthusiasts and others who care deeply about their neighborhoods.
When: Saturday, May 3, 2014. Tour starts at Noon
Where: Starting Point: F train – 21st Street, Queensbridge Station
(Meet at the street corner of 21st Street and 41st Avenue at the top of the subway escalator.)
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