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Points of Promise: Fall 2024

Coming in Fall 2024, a public art project to increase public awareness of flooding in Gowanus.

With Your Voice

Now on view! Created by Juanli Carrión and Rodolfo Kusulas, With Your Voice envisions major changes coming to Gowanus, Brooklyn.

Albany Hive

A community-led redesign of a public alley in Albany, NY.

Design Sprints

Leaders serving marginalized communities and design teams co-create short-term solutions for pressing neighborhood needs.

Points of Promise: Artist Open Call

Submissions are now closed. Stay tuned for an announcement of finalist selections.

Points of Promise

Public art and design tools to support civic engagement in Gowanus amidst the neighborhood's redevelopment.

Common Build

Surfacing the work of emerging designers and testing new strategies to bring people together in public space.

Urban Room

Using our HQ as a flexible community space for friends and neighbors.

Downtown Brooklyn Partnership Design Installation

An annual series of bold and iconic urban installations at The Plaza at 300 Ashland.

Gowanus Houses Community Center

A project focused on making the center more welcoming, celebrating its history, and transforming the space into an informational hub for the community.