As a record number of lawsuits against the city’s police move into litigation, the price tag is $150 million a year and growing. Where will it stop?
Occupy Wall Street
To mark May Day, Occupy Wall Street has declared today a general strike, and protests are planned for many locations in midtown and lower Manhattan. Already, we’ve seen and filed numerous reports of public parks and plazas, as well as privately owned public spaces, barricaded against public entry. Whether you’re a pedestrian, protester or both, this map will […]
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A video diary of Occupy Wall Street’s ejection from Zuccotti Park
Zuccotti Park is not the only privately owned public space downtown that must be open to the public 24/7
As Sanitation workers dragged trash bags full of crumpled cardboard signs and blankets across Broadway, Zuccotti Park – for seven weeks until early this morning a heaving mass of rebellion as home base of the Occupy Wall Street movement – sat silent and deserted this morning, even as a temporary restraining order from State Supreme Court Judge […]
WNYC listeners and New York World readers report back on plazas and lobbies improperly blocked off from public access
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Architects organize a celebration of Manhattan’s quasi-public plazas and arcades
Public workers arrive in force at Zuccotti Park