Thursday, May 2, 2013

Citi Bike And DOT Have "Fear And Contempt Of Citizenry," SoHo Group Alleges

050213citibig.jpgCiti Bike And DOT Have "Fear And Contempt Of Citizenry," SoHo Group Alleges: Gothamist

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Formerly a refuge for homeless and derelicts, the park recently underwent a beautiful restoration via a $2 million grant that the residents fought hard for and won. As part of the beautification of the park, one area at the tip of the park was specifically dedicated to public art shows. Several works have been exhibited.
However, fearful of a planned demonstration and civil disobedience by local artists and activists, last Friday at midnight a DOT crew furtively installed one of the largest CitiBike stations in New York City in the parkland specifically reserved for public art exhibition