Future Streets Design Expo
Meatpacking District BID will host the inaugural Future Streets Design Expo on West 13th Street on October 30 and 31. The event will highlight outdoor dining modules, parklets and more in celebration of innovative approaches to New York City’s Open Streets.
The event, to be held on one of the District's Open Streets, will highlight designers and manufacturers creating products for the future of New York City's streets and public outdoor spaces, including outdoor dining modules, parklets, secure bike storage, and other items.
Visitors to the expo will be able to see a range of products including Fantastica's "Fast Casual" line of modular outdoor dining platforms, the newly debuted Oonee Mini secure bike storage unit, and parklets and other outdoor furniture produced by a variety of other designers including re-ply, a firm that utilizes plywood and other recycled materials to create outdoor dining modules, and Arup who helped develop the Meatpacking District’s Pedestrian-Oriented District plan.
In addition to the products showcase, additional programming including a design charrette hosted by the Department of City Planning and Department of Transportation will be held on West 13th Street allowing members of the public to learn more about the new permanent Open Streets program.
The Future Streets Design Expo on West 13th Street is free to attend and hours are from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM from October 30 through 31. For more information, please visit www.meatpacking-district.com.
List of exhibitors: Fantastica Oonee re-ply Arup New York City Department of Transportation New York City Department of City Planning American Institute of Architecture - Future Streets Working Group Ken Smith Workshop
Venue: Meatpacking District
West 13th Street
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