In 2019, our collaboration with NYC Department of Transportation will keep expanding, as we work together to activate plazas, street festivals, and other public spaces and encourage residents to come together on neighborhood streets. This weekend, we kicked things off off by deploying READ, a pop-up reading room, and EXPLORE, an urban nature exhibit, at a Weekend Walk hosted by LUNGS (Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens). And we brought in birds and bird facts from Washington Square Park Eco Projects! Learn more about our partnership with NYC DOT here and check our upcoming events here.

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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!