An invasive species of EV chargers
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Roosevelt Island Bulletin Board
Informing the community notitia insula Ordersupellex Familyviso Genus notitia Species notitia insula Description A bulletin board monolith to hang community announcements, with address ring on top. Identification Cylindrical concrete monolith 1.5-2m in diameter, often with taped paper; with red metal top, often with spray-painted address. Habitat On Main Street sidewalk and plazas on Roosevelt Island.…
Roosevelt Island Air Tubes
Our favorite parts of Roosevelt Island are the exhaust/fresh air tubes which are at the WIRE buildings section of the island, which come in different pleasing 1970’s colors. At least we think they are exhaust/fresh air tubes since if you put your hand on them you can feel air movement, and there is a slight…
Jane’s Walk NYC 2021 Starts
Happy Monday, friends of tiny urban devices, and those who were waiting for Jane’s Walk NYC 2021! A happy reminder that starting today thousands of New Yorkers and visitors alike will take to the streets and tune in online for Jane’s Walk, which lasts between May 3-9. We are hosting our own Jane’s Walk 2021…
Other Roosevelt Island Jane’s Walk 2021 Talks
We know everyone will join us for our virtual stroll around Roosevelt Island: Jane’s Walk 2021 – Street Furniture: Where Policy Meets our Bodies (sign up!). We see by our visitor logs that the internet is excited about Roosevelt Island by all the visitors to our entry about the Roosevelt Island Urban Plan. That’s awesome.…
Roosevelt Island Master Plan
I spent the weekend playing around Roosevelt Island, the tiny island in the East River between Manhattan and Queens. It’s an amazing place, which feels like another world. Accessible by the F train, Tram, ferry, and car you can get to it, but it isn’t easy. At the southern end is the Franklin D. Roosevelt…
Observed: Parc Vue bin
Observed in Roosevelt Island, NYC the Parc Vue by Landscape Forms.
Observed: dumpster planter
To match the adaptive reuse aesthetic at Industry City in Brooklyn, they have deployed street-level planter dumpsters which have been painted various shades of pink, yellow, and red.
A layered history: interview with Mari Kroin
Wet Paint: a layered history is the work of Mari Kroin; uncovering history through exploring the layers paint on NYC Subway columns.
Observed: Outdoor dining yurt village in Williamsburg
We were out and about Brooklyn yesterday and we encountered one of American Express and Resy’s 13 Yurt Villages across the US, designed to support safe outdoor dining during COVID-19: The Yurt Villages are a new covered, heated outdoor experience available exclusively for American Express Card Members. The collection of custom-designed tents will serve as…