BMW Guggenheim Lab

Proposal on Deck for First Park ‘Water Bench’ Irrigation System

Posted October 2, 2013 at 11:10 am

Ever since BMW and the Guggenheim brought the polarizing pop-up Lab to First Park in 2011, the public space has thrived. There’s new artwork, new greenery, and renewed interest. Now the lab is returning to the neighborhood with its Water Bench concept. Conceived and developed in Mumbai, the Water Bench is a functional seat that […]

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First Street Green Reopening for Earth Day

Posted April 17, 2012 at 11:18 am

First Street Green, the group that started the initiative to clean up the rat infested alleyway at 33 East First Street, is hosting a grand opening to kick off their first season of cultural programming.

New “First Park” Signs Added on 2nd Avenue

Posted January 31, 2012 at 6:28 am

With the BMW Guggenheim urban planning “experiment” now a thing of the past, the city-owned green space on which it once sat is now more publicly identified.

First Street Green Holiday Wrap-Up Recap

Posted December 16, 2011 at 10:19 am

The First Street Green Wrap-Up party might have been the best way to avoid SantaCon last Saturday. Our Lori Greenberg has the report after the jump!

First Street Green “Holiday Wrap-Up” this Saturday

Posted December 6, 2011 at 10:19 am

First Street Green, the community group that assumed the not-so-small task of planning the future of the alleyway park (formerly home to the BMW/Guggenheim Lab), has been very busy.

BMW Guggenheim Lab Out; Discussions on Next Steps for Vacant Lot

Posted October 18, 2011 at 11:15 am

Just as it seemed the BMW Guggenheim Lab was starting to pick up steam, appearing less off-putting than it began, the group is packing up and moving on.

BMW Guggenheim Lab to Screen “Captured” on Saturday

Posted August 25, 2011 at 11:16 am

Those who haven’t had the privilege of watching Clayton Patterson’s epic Lower East Side documentary, Captured, are now in luck.

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