Street Lab is bringing pop-up reading rooms & playgrounds to New York City’s open streets & plazas. Mike Lydon commends the programming that produced 353 pop-ups last year.
A recently completed, decade-long overhaul of the sewers & water mains on 9th Avenue in Manhattan gave city officials the opportunity to expand pedestrian space along the strip. Mike Lydon explained why this is quick & efficient.
In February 2023, Street Plans’ Principal and Cofounder, Mike Lydon, was honored to be a Challenger, asking this year’s cohort to reimagine Brooklyn’s streets so that people of all ages and abilities can safely travel wherever they want to go.
Irene Balza, was a guest speaker at the 2023 Congress for New Urbanism (CNU) Florida Summit held in Orlando, Florida in February.
Dana Wall, Project Director at Street Plans, presented the firm’s District & Downtown placemaking experience to the City of Norwich, the Norwich BID, Commerce Chenango, & stakeholders on February 8, 2023.
In October 2022, Street Plans was hired by the NYC DOT to manage the design and implementation of Doyers Street in the historic neighborhood of Chinatown in New York City, working closely with the Chinatown BID.
Gates Avenue is the site of a reckless driving incident that claimed the life of a 3-year old child. It was important that any art in this space honor her memory & spirit, in a colorful way that sparks joy.
The Year of Open Space is an initiative by the City of Jersey City to optimize their existing public spaces for a post-pandemic world & to create more innovative, non-traditional public spaces to better meet the community’s needs.
Cities from coast to coast stepped up to build world-class protected bicycle infrastructure in 2022. Street Plans was proud to be a part of #9 in NJ.
We’re proud to announce that Street Plans’ Vanessa Lira will be participating in this year’s ARC Culture and Community Design program in Atlanta.