It’s been a big year for the Uni Project: 146 deployments in 75 different locations, offering pop-up reading rooms, art studios, and science exhibits in public spaces across New York City. Here are a few snapshots from our final outdoor deployment of 2017 on Skillman Ave in Queens. The Uni portable reading room and EXPLORE […]
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During 2017, the Uni Project and NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) have teamed up to offer Uni reading rooms at “Weekend Walks” across the city. Initial funding for the partnership came from the Charles H. Revson Foundation, and we are now on pace to offer nearly 80 pop-up reading rooms together by year end. Recently, […]
This afternoon, the Uni was hanging out on 125th St at Uptown Grand Central with old friends New Harlem East Merchants Association (our host) and new friends HYPOTHEkids (partners in our new EXPLORE cart, an open-air exploration of science). We wheeled into position from our new office space a block away. Science on the street in […]
The Uni visited Washington Market Park this weekend! Thanks to our host Friends of Washington Market Park and partner Green Below 14.
Five years ago, the Uni Project brought our original Uni reading room—a six foot tower of books—to Red Hook as part of Sandy relief. This weekend, Leslie returned with an offspring of the tower, one of our reading room carts that now circulate the city. The specific cart that hit Red Hook operates in partnership […]
The Uni portable reading room landed on Dekalb Ave (literally) for another great NYC DOT Weekend Walk, hosted by Save Our Streets Bed-Stuy. Reading and hanging out toether, where there are usually cars. I’ll take more of that please, NYC. Uni Project participation made possible in part with funds from The Charles H. Revson Foundation.
The Uni Project launched a one month residency in historic White Park, named for civil rights activist and author, Walter White (1893-1955). We’ll be here four Friday afternoons starting May 19, assisted by students from the Young Women’s Leadership School of East Harlem and Nightingale-Bamford School who are participating in the Youth Advisory Council program of […]
The Uni Project was back in Chinatown’s Sara D. Roosevelt Park this weekend with our EXPLORE cart created in partnership with the Harlem-based HYPOTHEkids. The portable science lab and biological drawing activity is a runaway hit in this location. Made possible with funding from Green Below 14 and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer. Thanks […]