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LES NYC: Private Means to Public Ends

05 December 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Organized by: Van Alen Institute
Venue: Essex Crossing Community Center
175 Delancey Street
4th Floor
New York, NY

How can the public, private, and design sectors work together to ensure that Essex Crossing’s outcomes serve the diverse needs of the Lower East Side? Join Essex Crossing’s designers, developers, and community partners for this engaging discussion about its planning process, which led it to be chosen as this year’s New York Urban Land Institute’s Excellence in Mixed Use Development Award Winner.


Dominic Berg, Essex Crossing Community Task Force, CB 3

Don Capoccia, BFC Partners

Robert Cordero, Grand St. Settlement

Dana Getman, SHoP Architects

Isaac Henderson, L&M Development Partners

Moderated by James Russell, architecture critic