Find A Pops

COMMENT
ON A POPS

Report A
Pops Problem

WRITE A
POPS PROFILE

(Re)Design A Pops

Photograph
a Pops

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Find A Pops

To engage with a New York City privately owned public space, select a POPS.

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COMMENT
ON A POPS

Have a pithy comment about a POPS?

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Report A
Pops Problem

Is a POPS closed when it should be open? Are movable chairs missing? You are helping, not squealing, by revealing.

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WRITE A
POPS PROFILE

Be complimentary or critical, serious or whimsical, theoretical or practical, but do it in 500 words or less.

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(Re)Design A Pops

Represent your ideas in plan, sketch, perspective, section, whatever, and maybe the owner will retain you.

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Photograph
a Pops

Get your best Berenice Abbott on and take a photograph.

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Rate A Pops

Help grade POPS, with five stars for excellent, four for very good, three for good, two for fair, and one for poor.

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News & Announcements

A Canadian radio program talks about POPS that exclude the public.  learn more
Privately owned public spaces, Thames River-style, raise questions about public access and privatization.  learn more
San Francisco sprouts POPS signs.  learn more
Proposal in San Francisco would offer developers the option of paying into a public space fund rather than providing a physical POPS on-site.  learn more
Plans for Essex Crossing, a six-acre project on the Lower East Side, include a 15,000 square foot POPS.  learn more