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Event Registration Open for 2017 Canal Clean Sweep 

February 1 - April 20

The NYS Canal Cor­po­ra­tion and Parks & Trails New York need your help for the annu­al Canal Clean Sweep. Last year’s event was a great suc­cess, but we want to make this year’s Clean Sweep even big­ger! Most of this year’s event will take place Fri­day-Sun­day, April 21–23, Earth Day week­end. Besides being a great 

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Free

The Sustainability Summit at New York Build Expo 2017 

March 15 @ 9:30 am - March 16 @ 4:30 pm
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 W. 34th St
New York, NY 10001 United States

The Sus­tain­abil­i­ty Sum­mit at the New York Build Expo 2017 — 15th & 16th March, Jav­its Cen­ter is the lead­ing con­struc­tion and design event for New York. It’s com­plete­ly FREE to attend, so why not reg­is­ter your­self now?

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6:30 pm
$5 — $10

The Legacy of Jane Jacobs 

March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States

In 1960 Jane Jacobs’s book The Death and Life of Great Amer­i­can Cities sent shock­waves through the archi­tec­ture and plan­ning worlds. Join us as New York Times colum­nist Ginia Bel­lafan­te talks to Matt Tyr­nauer, direc­tor and pro­duc­er of the acclaimed doc­u­men­tary Cit­i­zen Jane: Bat­tle For the City, Robert Ham­mond, Co-Founder and Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of Friends of the High Line, and Dr. Samuel Zipp, Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor of Amer­i­can and Urban Stud­ies at Brown Uni­ver­si­ty and co-edi­tor of Vital Lit­tle Plans: The Short Works of Jane Jacobs, about Jacobs’ extra­or­di­nary impact on the urban land­scape.

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