Join the Design Trust for Public Space and NYC Department of Transportation for a conversation and tour to discover El-Space, the first comprehensive approach in the nation to create a more hospitable pedestrian experience, greater environmental resilience, and enhanced lighting beneath and adjacent to elevated transportation infrastructure citywide.
The event will include a sneak peek at the latest pilot installation in Long Island City and preview the planning framework and inventory of the millions of square feet of El-Space across the five boroughs.
5:00-6:00PM EL-SPACE MEET-AND-GREET
Drop by anytime between 5:00 and 6:00pm to see the pilot installation, meet the team, and visit nearby local spots
6:00-7:00PM EL-SPACE PANEL
@ Eagle Lofts at Dutch Kills Street and Sunnyside Yards
The pilot installation on Dutch Kills Street in Long Island City will feature a set of gabion planters to capture and filter water runoff from the highway above, and a modular illuminated "El-Fence".
Learn more about this upcoming installation in The Architect's Newspaper's preview.
Discover El-Space 2.0 is presented as part of NYCxDESIGN 2019, New York City's annual celebration of design. The seventh edition of the program will include hundreds of events throughout the five boroughs from May 10-22, 2019.
The venue for this event is generously donated by Rockrose.