Today, we launch a special series of pop-up installations serving West Harlem. First stop: Sheltering Arms Pool, where our BUILD NYC program (interactive building stations, playful materials, design challenges) will land every Friday through July. In August, look for a sampler of our programs (READ, DRAW, EXPLORE and more) at Jacob H. Schiff Playground. Search our calendar for upcoming events in the series for West Harlem residents. 

Our work at Sheltering Arms Pool is also our contribution in support of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation Cool Pools initiative, an effort to spruce up local pools in underserved neighborhoods and help residents make use of these amenities. Pop-up West Harlem! is made possible in part by West Harlem Development Corporation. 

Like what you see? Contact us to become a sponsor or make a donation. Let’s expand this series to reach more locations all summer.

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We're getting a "new" name... Street Lab.

The Uni Project is the work of Street Lab, a nonprofit launched in 2006 in Boston, where we created community-oriented programs for public space. In 2011, we migrated Street Lab to New York City and launched the Uni Project. The Uni began as a single, portable reading room and has since grown into a city-wide initiative offering more than 700 days of pop-up programming in 150+ public spaces across the city. In 2019, we are re-introducing our original name Street Lab to tie all this work together going forward, with much more to come.

For now, details about our programs are available here on the Uni Project web site. Soon, that content will move to www.streetlab.org. Thanks for sticking with us!