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PEACE PENTAGON: A CALL TO ACTION

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PEACE PENTAGON: A CALL TO ACTION

156 Rivington Street
New York, NY 10002
March 19th, 2010 - March 30th, 2010

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.abcnorio.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
east village/lower east side
EMAIL:  
abc@abcnorio.org
PHONE:  
212-254-3697
OPEN HOURS:  
Sundays 2:00 - 5:00pm Wed & Thrs 4:00 -7:00pm

DESCRIPTION

The architectural competition “Peace Pentagon: A Call to Action” was sponsored by the group Friends of 339 to solicit proposals envisioning a new center for peace and social justice in downtown Manhattan. The building that is on this site currently has substantial structural problems and is in danger of being sold. The exhibition as a whole seeks to feature over fifty selected entries at different locations in lower Manhattan in close proximity to the site. The attempt to disperse the exhibit at various locations arose out of the desire to strengthen the connection between the buildings users and their neighborhood.

VIEWING HOURS at ABC No Rio:
Sun 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Tues, Wed, Thrs 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Location 1. Mulberry Street Branch of the NYPL, 10 Jersey Street (3/15 - 4/30)
Location 2. McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street (3/15 - 4/15)
Location 3. ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington Street (3/19 - 4/30)
Location 4. Common-Room, 465 Grand Street (3/15 - 4/30)