• genspace

    [I’m counting down to the release of the Brooklyn Spaces book by doing one mini-post per day, sharing teasers of some of the places you’ll find in it.] neighborhood: downtown brooklyn | space type: community biolab | active since: 2010 …

  • mister rogers

    [I’m counting down to the release of the Brooklyn Spaces book by doing one mini-post per day, sharing teasers of some of the places you’ll find in it.] neighborhood: crown heights | space type: performance venue & coworking | active …

  • pioneer works

    space type: nonprofit, skillshare, gallery | neighborhood: red hook | active since: 2012 | links: website, facebook, twitter, wikipedia Pioneer Works is huge. It’s around 27,000 square feet with 40-foot ceilings, which is just truly, absolutely …

  • time’s up

    neighborhood: williamsburg | space type: community space, skillshare, activism | active since: 1987 | links: website, wikipedia, facebook, twitter, flickr Environmental-activism nonprofit Time’s Up is actually one of the very first spaces I profiled when I …

  • body actualized center

    neighborhood: bushwick | space type: community space, yoga studio | active since: 2011 | links: website, facebook, twitter Body Actualized Center for Cosmic Living is a new space in Bushwick that has quickly gained a lot of acclaim. …

  • bushwick city farms

    space type: community farm | neighborhood: bushwick | active since: 2008 | links: website, facebook, twitter The first thing my sister Laurel told me about Bushwick City Farms was that being a volunteer there went a tremendous way …

  • trinity project

    neighborhood: east williamsburg | space type: nonprofit, art studios | active: 2009–2012 | link: facebook The Trinity Project is a fantastic, pioneering nonprofit organization working to integrate artists more completely into the communities where they live. It’s an alliance between …

  • boswyck farms

    neighborhood: bushwick | space type: farm | active since: 2008 | links: website, facebook, twitter Amid all the other creative movements in Brooklyn these days, farming is one that’s gaining ground. Brooklynites are farming in gardens (Trees …

  • books through bars

    neighborhood: red hook | space type: nonprofit | active since: 1996 | links: website, facebook Books Through Bars is a all-volunteer collective started by the Nightcrawlers Anarchist Black Cross, and the group’s single goal is to donate free …