Ziemia 2018-07-26T09:56:49+00:00

Project Description

Ziemia

Project Lead: Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn
Project Partners: Eckford Street Studios, McGolrick Park Neighborhood Alliance, Public Schools 110 and 34, Cottonwood Agile Learning Center, St. Stanislaw Kostka Parish, Park Chur Coop, Greenpoint Islamic Center, Polish Cultural Institute of New York, Polish Consulate General, Offices of New York State Assembly Member Joseph Lentol, New York City Council Member Stephen Levin, U.S. Congress Member Carolyn Maloney
Project Location: Garden bed along the Russell Street border of McGolrick Park
GCEF Grant: $30,000
Matching Contribution: $0
Project Status: Ongoing

In 2018, through a competitive process, the Open Space Alliance for North Brooklynwas awarded $30,000 in funding to restore 1,500 square feet garden/meadow and conduct community outreach about Greenpoint’s ecology past and present aligned with a public art project of a sculpture fired from clay excavated in Greenpoint and glazed with soil contributed by residents from locations representing their cultural and social identities near and far.