Art. Parks. Things we like. Bushwick has a lot of the former but is well below the city-recommended acreage (per thousand people) when it comes to the latter. In an effort to redress this green deficiency, a group of local art entities (Skewville, Factory Fresh, Trust Art) has proposed—by way of an installation at the Festival of Ideas for the New City—the Bushwick Art Park. Amazingly, the powers that be have jumped on board the relatively vague idea that would repurpose Vandervoort Place, and it may just happen… (To get involved, visit TrustArt.org).
Photo NY Dept. of Parks and Recreation