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New gates! reconfigured entry way 2017.

Gardens Rising green infrastructure project scoping 2016.

June 4, 2016
Exploring Green Spaces on The Lower East Side

12/31/15 A spokesperson for the Dept. of Housing Preservation and Development confirms the transfer of SVG to the Green Thumb Program for permanent protection in The Lo Down NY and Bowery Boogie.

We’ve won grants from Citizens Committee for New York City.


Tuesday, October 14, 2014
CB3 Votes to Save Garden, Reject New Development.

The Siempre Verde Garden is a vital green space that is enjoyed by so many of our neighbors…

NYS Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver

October 15, 2014: Viva Siempre Verde! LUNGS report on the Land Use, Zoning, Public & Private Housing Committee of Community Board 3 vote and Sheldon’s support.

October 2, 2014
Save Siempre Verde Garden: Another LES Community Garden Threatened with Development
Siempre Garden Issues a Cry For Help as Developer Moves In Bedford and Bowery

June 21, 2013
Make Music NY at Siempre Verde with Mic-Club, Friday.

October 2012
A Sukkah Pops Up at 181 Stanton Street
Save Siempre Verde Garden 991 supporters.

August 19, 2012
Guerrilla garden action as Stanton lot is taken over The Villager

It is in the interest of the community to have green space. Our garden will add some lungs to the asphalt of the city playground.

John Donahue, a graphic designer and decades long resident of the block

Trespassing to Plant Flowers, and a Flag The New York Times

Residents Plan Sunday Event to Create “Community Space” at 181 Stanton Street

Special thanks to Living Lots NYC by 596 acres, where our initial organizing occured.

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