Gallery: Former BMW Guggenheim Lab Lot in the East Village is Now a Com...

image © Leonel Lima Ponce for Inhabitat

For two months, the BMW Guggenheim Lab transformed a former rat-infested lot in the East Village into a vibrant, public space. While the Lab has officially packed up and moved on to Berlin, the lot will not, thankfully, be returned to its rodent-run glory. Instead, the space has been returned to the City of New York and turned into a new community park. Local volunteer group First Street Green will manage the space, continuing the cultural programming that the Lab brought to the area.

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