Prior to being purchased by the NYC Department of Education in the 1970's, this 140-year-old neighborhood icon was formerly a Home of the Aged run by the Little Sisters of the Poor. It is now home to a high school for at-risk youth
PS 50 Manhattan teacher, Paul Clarke, shares the history of the garden space at the official Greenhouse ribbon cutting ceremony held on June 9, 2015.
The courtyard at IS 139 Bronx has always been a treasured space for both students and teachers alike. As an extension of the traditional classroom, the space has been used for learning and group gatherings. The timely landscaping of the courtyard is the final milestone in what has been a much broader architectural project at the school.
We supported local designers and learned locally at the BKLYN Design Trade Show at the new Brooklyn Expo Center!