10/6 and 10/7 – Neighborhoods Now Summit

Watch the two-part Neighborhoods Now Summit: Strategies for Reopening and Recovery, a culminating event reflecting on how collaborative design can inform neighborhood recovery strategies.

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Neighborhoods Now is a pandemic-response initiative to assist community organizations and neighborhoods hit hard by COVID-19 in developing reopening strategies. Organized by the Van Alen Institute and Urban Design Forum, the coalition of 50+ design firms and experts spent the summer working with organizations across New York City in Bed-Stuy, Jackson Heights, Northwest Bronx, and Washington Heights.

Under the umbrella of Volunteer Architects Limited, ARO has been collaborating on the initiative in the Jackson Heights working group with SO-IL, LTL Architects, Design Advocates, MOS, nARCHITECTS, and VHB.