RSVP Today to Re-Imagine Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Help shape the neighborhood streets of the Upper West Side. Work with your neighbors to create beautiful, green streets with safer bike lanes, great walking spaces, less traffic and cleaner air. The Upper West Side Streets Renaissance Campaign is holding a series of events aimed at empowering residents to re-imagine neighborhood streets and make their visions a reality.

A Workshop With Jan Gehl, the World’s Foremost Urban Designer
Tuesday, November 6th, 2007, 5:30-7:00 pm

The Jewish Community Center

334 Amsterdam Avenue at West 76th Street

Opening Reception, 7:00-8:30 Presentation

DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan will be there too. Admission is free. Seating is very limited and RSVP is required.

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