Presentation on Grand Army Plaza Redesign and Livable Streets Reception

Look!

Enjoy the Livable Streets in Brooklyn exhibit.

Listen!

To the Community Plan for Grand Army Plaza, presented by GAPCo, the Grand Army Plaza Coalition.

Celebrate!

At a reception for friends of livable streets in Brooklyn.

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