W’s principal, Barbara Wilks, will be featured in a panel conversation about the Union Square 14th Street Vision Plan. The event will be hosted by the Urban Design Forum and the Union Square Partnership. and will be held on January 26, 2021 from 12 – 1 pm.
The plan advances a vision for Union Square-14th Street as a pedestrian-friendly nexus of the city, improving connectivity, reclaiming streetscapes, and expanding open space. With newly dynamic plaza spaces and innovative new design elements such as integrated planter benches, the new Union Square-14th Street promises to remain an essential gathering space for free expression and an inclusive community space for all New Yorkers.
After a presentation from the Union Square Partnership and Marvel, urban designer Margaret Newman, landscape architect Barbara Wilks and economic development specialist Kei Hayashi will investigate the question: what does the plan promise, and how can it succeed?
You can register for the event here. Login details for the Zoom webinar will be emailed to registrants in advance.
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