Image Courtesy of the Brooklyn Historical Society

Presented by our Partnership with the Brooklyn Historical Society

Untapped Cities Insiders are invited to the Brooklyn Historical Society’s discussion of grassroots park creation. In a time of accelerating real estate development and a pressing need for equitable access to green space, how can everyday citizens organize to bring vacant land and unrealized landscapes into the public realm? Join The Trust for Public Land Senior Vice President and Director of City Park Development Adrian Benepe, The Tanks at Bushwick Inlet Park Co-Founder and Executive Director Stacey Anderson, NYCH2O Founder and Executive Director and Ridgewood Reservoir project leader Matthew Malina, and Bronx River Alliance Outreach Manager Joseph Sanchez in a conversation moderated by urban planner and MacArthur Fellow Damon Rich. Welcoming remarks from Prospect Park Alliance President Sue Donoghue.

DATE: Monday, February 4th, 2019 at 6:30PM- 8:00PM

PRICE: FREE for Untapped Cities Insiders! ($5 for the general public)

CAPACITY: 15 guests. Spots allocated on a first come, first served basis.

REGISTRATION: Opens Friday, January 21st, 2018 at 12:00PM EST

Presented in connection with the final weeks of the exhibition The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, a joint project of Brooklyn Historical Society and Prospect Park Alliance.  


If you are already an Untapped Cities Insider, log in to your account, and sign up for this tour on this page when registration opens on 1/21 at 12 PM EST.

If you are not an Untapped Cities Insider yet, join today and register for this tour on this page when tickets go live on 1/21 at 12 PM EST.

If you don’t see a “Book Now” button on this page, it means you are not logged in as an Untapped Cities Insider and/or registration has not opened yet.

Tickets are limited to one per member, unless the member is an Explorer level member and can bring a guest. Tickets are non transferable and your membership must be active when the tour takes place. Each booking will be verified to ensure each guest is a member. 

Please be courteous of your fellow Insiders – if you are no longer able to make a tour but have ticket(s), let us know at so we can release those spots to other members. We hope you are as excited as we are about this experience and hope you can join us!

See our full list of Untapped Cities Insiders Tours and our upcoming Public Tours.