Hester Street Collaborative

Local Spokes Youth Ambassadors Unveil Artistic Bike Signage on Lower East Side

Posted September 21, 2012 at 11:24 am

Ten local teenagers spent six weeks this past summer learning about the Lower East Side by bicycle.

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The Dragon Lanterns of Hester Playground

Posted January 23, 2012 at 10:12 am

The lanterns have arrived in Sara D. Roosevelt Park on this, the Chinese lunar year of the dragon.

Hester Street Collaborative Talks Improving Public Space Vs Gentrification

Posted December 22, 2011 at 10:25 am

The dominant conundrum in conducting this work is the catch-22 of improving public space vs. gentrification.

Progress Report: Allen Street Mall Renovations at Hester

Posted October 20, 2011 at 6:42 am

Progress is slow but steady along the Allen Street Mall between Hester and Grand. Hit the jump for an update!

Allen Street Mall Renovations Between Grand and Broome

Posted August 3, 2011 at 6:10 am

The Allen Street Mall capital works reconstruction project is slowly creeping its way northward.

Waterfront on Wheels Pedals Through Lower East Side

Posted July 29, 2011 at 6:09 am

In the late 90s, WOW became an acronym for the slogan Whip ’em Out Wednesdays. These days it stands for something completely different on the Lower East Side. More after the jump!

Allen Street Mall Renovations Between Hester and Grand

Posted June 7, 2011 at 6:09 am

Pike/Allen Street Median improvements are moving further northward. More details after the jump!

Allen Street Mall-teration Update

Posted February 22, 2011 at 6:18 am

Over seven months along, the Allen Street mall-teration project remains surprisingly intact. But there is a casualty to report.

Mall-teration Unveiling Now Scheduled for Today at Noon

Last modified June 3, 2012 at 5:46 pm

Thanks to inclement weather earlier this month, the official unveiling of the Allen Street Mall “Mall-teration” project was postponed. The event is now scheduled for noon today in the intersection of Allen and Stanton Streets.

[UPDATED] Mall-teration Unveiling Today on Allen Street Mall

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:18 am

A summer of sanctioned artwork on a section of the Allen Street Mall is finally realized.  Today at noon, the Hester Street Collaborative is officially unveiling its months-in-the-making “Mall-terations” project. Artists and volunteers who participated will reportedly be on hand for the so-called ribbon cutting. [UPDATE: We’ve just received word that the ceremony is postponed […]

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