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Wrapping up the Uni at Ideas City

Last week, the Uni made several appearances at the New Museum’s IDEAS CITY. First, architect J. Meejin Yoon talked about the Uni design at “Ad Hoc Strategies.” Then, Sam and I attended the Audi Urban Future Initiative luncheon and heard Columbia University’s five hypotheses for cities in 2050. (Think Uni: “transgenerational capacity,” “mobility,” and “generosity.”) We […]

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Uni in Queens to support storm relief

Yesterday, the Uni was in Queens for a community storm relief event hosted by the Queens Museum of Art. We offered a place for folks to gather, read, and also donate books to those affected by the storm. Special thanks to Urban Librarians Unite for working on donations. Also thanks to José Serrano at QMA, Uni Volunteers […]

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Uni and Queens Library on East River

This weekend, the Uni headed to Long Island City, Queens on the East River with several goals in mind: provide an emerging neighborhood with a taste of a library branch (one is breaking ground soon); strengthen our relationship with Queens Library and make new friends with the Friends of the Hunters Point Library; test ourselves in a […]

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Back to Corona!

It just keeps getting better. A few weeks ago, the Uni went solo to Corona Plaza, and we squeezed a reading room onto a narrow strip of sidewalk alongside traffic and parked trucks. This Sunday, we had room to spread our wings because the pedestrianization of the plaza is underway thanks to NYC DOT. And […]

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Uni, Williamsburg, Brooklyn!

The Uni came out on Sunday, Aug 5 in Williamsburg on Cook Street at Graham Ave. Thanks to our host, the Graham Avenue Business Improvement District, which is working to foster a farmers’ market and play street here. We came to support their work to create a new, meaningful public space for residents. Thank you […]

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The Uni went to Corona today, and we had blast. We transformed a part of Corona Plaza near the 7 train’s 103rd St station into a reading room all day. We were invited here by the Queens Museum of Art to support the New York City Department of Transportation and other local organizations in transforming the area […]

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