Melrose Commons, the Bronx- Nos Quedamos & NYC: Articulating a Vision

Janes Walk

Led By Petr Stand AND Aileen Gribben, Project Abigail/ Nos Quedamos

Residents (homeowners and tenants), business and property owners and gardeners formed Nos Quedamos to negotiate with the City of New York, participate in development, and encourage sustainable design. With over a million square feet of affordable housing (across different typologies and scales) and close to 100,000 square feet of new retail developed and occupied over the last 20 years, the work of Nos Quedamos and the legacy of Yolanda Garcia continue.

The walk will take approximately 1 hour. We will meet at Yolanda Garcia Park. The walk will encompass the planning, residential architecture, and open space.

The walk will be conducted on NYC sidewalks. Yolanda Garcia Park is accessible form the 16st St. #4 train/D train station and a short ride on the #6 bus (or an 8 block walk east on 161st St.) or from the 149th St. #5/#2 train station and a short ride on the #41 bus (or a ten block walk north on Melrose Avenue)
Location Information

RSVP is required and capacity is limited. Meeting location, ending location, and directions will be provided via email before walk date.


Saturday, May 6, 2023
11:00 AM
Greater than 1 hour

Borough: Bronx
Theme: Advocacy, Art & Architecture, Environment, History & Culture
Language: English
Looking west across St Anns Avenue and along East 156th Street, Melrose, The Bronx. Photo: Wikimedia Commons, public domain. Modifications: photo cropped.