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A Matchmaker for New York's Privately Owned Public Spaces

Yasha Wallin

It has not always been clear exactly what constitutes privately owned public space, but now, thanks to Advocates for Privately Owned Public Spaces at the Municipal Arts Society, we can see exactly where the city's 500+ privately owned public spaces are, actually use them, and rate them. It's like a Yelp for corporate plazas.

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  • Jenny Groza

    This is so exciting. I work in Midtown Manhattan and have looked for over a year for a nice, secluded outdoor space to eat lunch. Found one a block away! Thanks for posting!