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ON A POPS

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Pops Problem

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WRITE A
POPS PROFILE

(Re)Design A Pops

Photograph/
Video a Pops

Propose a POPS Program

Find A Pops

To engage with a New York City privately owned public space, use the map, images, or address list.

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COMMENT
ON A POPS

Have a pithy comment about a POPS? Please let us know.

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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.

Go to the POPS with the problem, then scroll to the bottom of the page.

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Rate A Pops

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

Go to the POPS you want to rate, then scroll to the bottom of the page.

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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.

Go to the POPS you want to profile, then scroll to the bottom of the page.

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(Re)Design A Pops

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

Go to the POPS you want to redesign, then scroll to the bottom of the page.

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Photograph/
Video a Pops

Get your best Berenice Abbott on.

Go to the POPS you want to submit a photo or video of, then scroll to the bottom of the page.

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Propose a POPS Program

Music, theatre, dance, visual arts, whatever…please let us know your ideas!

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News & Announcements

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Apple stores are now “town squares,” says Apple.  learn more
The Guardian expands its coverage of London POPS.  learn more
Boston Globe comes out in favor of POPS inventory and public information.  learn more
Changes to POPS at 701 Lexington Avenue are coming.  learn more
City audit spotlights ongoing lack of POPS compliance with legal requirements.  learn more
City Council announces new bills on POPS.  learn more
Teach-in at Trump Tower takes place.  learn more
Kayden offers his take on the Trump Tower public bench controversy.  learn more
Jerold Kayden’s “Privately Owned Public Space” is one of 40 books recommended by Even Magazine for reading in 2017.  learn more