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Park(ing) Day 2011 at Cortelyou Library Plaza!

Park(ing) Day 2011 at Cortelyou Library Plaza!

Join us for Park(ing) Day this Friday September 16th! Every year since 2007, we’ve  transformed the same parking space on the corner of Cortelyou and Argyle Roads in Brooklyn into a public park (with real grass!) and day-long festival on Park(ing) Day.

REWIND: Livable Streets + 2010

REWIND: Livable Streets + 2010

Of the four Sustainable Flatbush initiatives, Livable Streets advocates for increased access to communal spaces that prioritize people over cars. Throughout 2010, we have sponsored a variety of projects and events addressing different issues and aspects related to public space, urban planning, and transportation. Here’s a brief recap of what we’ve been up to!

Park(ing) Day 2010: Cortelyou Road Park

Park(ing) Day 2010: Cortelyou Road Park

Park(ing) Day NYC, as part of a larger international movement, supports the conversion of parking spots into people-friendly public spaces for the day.

Park(ing) Day is TOMORROW!

Park(ing) Day is TOMORROW!

Join us for Park(ing) Day 2010! Friday, September 17, 2010 from 8am- 6pm, corner of Cortelyou and Argyle Roads On Friday, September 17th, Sustainable Flatbush will once again create Cortelyou Road Park, a temporary green space for all to enjoy.

Get ready for Park(ing) Day 2010!

Get ready for Park(ing) Day 2010!

On Friday September 17th, 2010, Sustainable Flatbush will once again transform a parking space on Cortelyou Road into a beautiful temporary park for the whole community’s enjoyment.

September 2009: Mark's report

September 2009: Mark’s report

When I decided to intern with a non-profit organization I googled, “local sustainable brooklyn,”  and that big wide web introduced me to Sustainable Flatbush. I had already searched a number of groups whose websites seemed too impersonal, too big, too far, or too bureaucratic. Then this delightfully designed web-page revealed itself with an unmistakably local […]

Park(ing) Day this Friday, September 18th!

Park(ing) Day this Friday, September 18th!

Ever wonder what our community could do with 120 square feet of outdoor space?

Park(ing) Day 2008: Cortelyou Rd. Park!

Park(ing) Day 2008: Cortelyou Rd. Park!

Park(ing) Day is an event in which organizations from around the globe take over parking spots and transform them into mini-parks, open to all, to serve as a reminder of how public space could be better allocated to accommodate people instead of cars. Our spot was one of 50 throughout NYC. Park(ing) Day is one […]