Today, the Uni Project wrapped up a month-long series at NYC Play Streets. Over the past four weeks, we brought our program BUILD NYC to play streets at Butler and Forest Houses (NYCHA), hosted by the Police Athletic League (PAL). Made possible in part with funding from the Building Healthy Communities/Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety through the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice.

More photos coming soon from a busy month, but here are the closing minutes of the 2018 PAL Playstreets. We stayed open for a few extra minutes to accommodate two builders who wanted to beat their record of a 14-story Magna-Tile tower. See you next summer in the Bronx.

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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 Thanks for sticking with us!