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Domino Park Turns 2: A Look Back on New York City?s Game-Changing Development Site

When Jane Jacobs famously said, ?Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody,? she might as well have been foreshadowing the successful partnership formed between SHoP Architects, James Corner Field Operations, and Two Trees Management. The team, who collaborated on the 11-acre Domino Park master plan in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, has been hailed for creating a benchmark standard in perfecting the process for designing and understanding what it means to maintain a park that actively participates in a two-way dialogue with the community.

Water fountain and gathering area at Domino Park. Image © Barrett Doherty
When Jane Jacobs famously said, ?Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody,? she might as well have been foreshadowing the successful partnership formed between SHoP Architects, James Corner Field Operations, and Two Trees Management. The team, who collaborated on the 11-acre Domino Park master plan in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, has been hailed for creating a benchmark standard in perfecting the process for designing and understanding what it means to maintain a park that actively participates in a two-way dialogue with the community.
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