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Neighborhood Now: South Bronx

Neighborhoods Now | South Bronx: is a collaboration between the Urban Design Forum and Van Alen Institute which seeks to connect NYC neighborhoods hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic with design firms in a collective network.

The goal of this interdisciplinary team is to convert underutilized outdoor spaces into sites for local programming and cultural revitalization in 5 community gardens in the South Bronx.

The team is led by community partners Banana Kelly CIA, MVVA INC, The Greenest Fern and BD Feliz.


Sustainable Design


South Bronx


Fall 2020-Spring 2021

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