31 Jan '17, 5pm

Lowline Lab closing at Essex Street as plans for the park move forward

Since its opening in October of 2015, the lab has functioned in open conversation with visitors and the lower east side community, a neighborhood that lacks an abundance of public green space. The lab’s programs offered a range of hands-on science learning opportunities, particularly to youth, including a talk with a NASA scientist, and a young ambassadors initiative. The lab sparked interest and curiosity about how an underground park with vibrant plants could exist and thrive in a former train station. The founders’ vision of reclaiming the abandoned space as a one-of-a-kind, green oasis in a part of the one of the most ethnically and economically diverse neighborhoods of the city is still very much intact.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/lowline-lab-closing-at-essex-str...

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