Find A Pops

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ON A POPS

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Pops Problem

WRITE A
POPS PROFILE

(Re)design A Pops

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a Pops

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Find A Pops

To engage with a New York City privately owned public space, find 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

Former NYC City Planning Chair Amanda Burden talks about public spaces.  learn more
Water Street hosts summer games in public spaces.  learn more
New Toronto report proposes urban design guidelines for POPS.  learn more
An interesting blog piece on POPS and public space.  learn more
Read a landscape architect’s take on pursuing a POPS recertification.  learn more