July 12, 2016, 8am PDT
Privately-owned public spaces on Walter Street in Manhattan could get a little more private and a little less public under terms of a new zoning amendment approved by the City Council.
March 13, 2012, 1pm PDT
Anil Dash examines how public spaces are less valued when they are owned by private companies as evidenced in New York City.
December 21, 2011, 11am PST
Thomas Balsley has designed more Privately-Owned Public Spaces (POPS) in New York than anyone. In this op-ed he expresses his support for continuing to encourage the creation of these spaces, regardless of the ownership issues.