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How Can a Fence Bring People Together?

Adele Peters

As construction happens on Pier 42 in New York, a graphic designer and a team of local residents turned a fence along the bike path into a pop-up park. From one angle, it just looks like a colorful fence. But inside are seats and tables, a chalkboard wall, a stage, and a bike rack, all made mostly from reclaimed wood. The pop-up fence hides an actual chain-link fence.

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