The Lowline

New York, NY
A plan to transform an underground trolley station into a garden and community space—designed by you.
Developer
Open Space
1 acre below ground
Community
Year-round Public events

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Art Education

It'd be great to have a portion of the Lowline dedicated to art education for children in CD3 and beyond!

3 supporters

Thanks for your input! We are sharing community comments with the design team. You can gather support for your idea by sharing this page with your neighbors.

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Idea for the Lowline

more affordable housing on the LES

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The Lowline agrees that more affordable housing is needed on the LES and everywhere in NYC. Any suggestions for a role that the Lowline can play? Could we raise awareness through an informational exhibit... Read more...

Activities that would bring me to the Lowline

An area for running would be great, especially during winter when running outside is challenging!

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Activities that would bring me to the Lowline

If skating were involved I would definitely go to the Lowline.

2 supporters

Love it! Could the Lowline host roller derby matches? Tell us if you'd be interested!

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I mean, if there were roller derby matches I would go to each and every one of them.

Activities that would bring me to the Lowline

I think this could be apart of Lower East Side Tours. Showing LES's history and also a glimpse of how an unused space has been transformed into a new treasure!

2 supporters

Beautifully described, Tatiana. Any particular aspects of LES history that should be highlighted?

Idea for the Lowline

I think the Lowline can and should combine all of the senarios presented to make a real, local, educational, underground park. No voting necessary.

1 supporter

Hi Dan. We appreciate your input, and we're on board with you! The scenarios were a thought exercise aimed at understanding priorities from the public. Ideally, the Lowline will incorporate all of the... Read more...

Idea for the Lowline

I would love a great spot to drink espresso and watch people, similar to the sidewalk cafes in Paris.

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Arts & culture that would bring me to the Lowline

I would love to come see an art exhibit or a concert. I would also enjoy hearing music and or dance from other countries. Speaking of other countries, there is a considerable lack of culture represented... Read more...

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Great point, Shelia. The Lowline is striving to be an inclusive space, so we appreciate that you brought up representation of often overlooked cultures.

Activities that would bring me to the Lowline

I would enjoy poetry readings, music programs, light-lectures of any type, perhaps promote a local non-professional photography show.

1 supporter

Thanks for sharing. We love the idea of a non-professional photography show. Getting photo-graphic prints can be expensive. Any suggestions for partnerships or sponsorships to assist the Lowline and non-professionals... Read more...

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Activities that would bring me to the Lowline

Coffee shop

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Idea for the Lowline

What would inspire me to visit - kid-friendly activities!

1 supporter

Got it! Does anyone feel strongly about an emphasis for kid-friendly activities? Do you all want things that allow kids to just play, or something that stimulates creativity, or activities that can educate... Read more...

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Idea for the Lowline

Fresh air, free wifi and good seatingThis is awesome!!!Do it!!

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Arts & culture that would bring me to the Lowline

Dance, and music performances would be wonderful. Art influenced by ecology, climate change or environmental issues could also be interesting.

1 supporter

Cool! Environmental awareness is important to the Lowline, and art is a great vehicle for awareness. Thanks for the suggestion!

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Idea for the Lowline

Hands on activities and photograph opportunity

1 supporter

What kinds of activities? Should these be aimed at all ages? For children? Adults? Share your thoughts!

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Arts & culture that would bring me to the Lowline

Hello saw sign asking if doing concerts on your Lowline flyer-poster. Our org has given free concerts for LES past 9 years. What do you have in mind? Thnks D. Kennedy

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Thanks for sharing! We encourage you to contact the Lowline at community@thelowline.org. We would love to work together with other organizations in the neighborhood!

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