Wednesday, November 10th, 6:00PM  ·  Javits Center Rooftop Pavilion, 429 11th Ave, New York, NY 10001
NY4P Signature Benefit

New Yorkers for Parks’ 2021 Benefit

Wednesday, November 10
6 - 8pm

North Javits Building
445 11th Avenue at 38th Street New York NY 10001
Use the dedicated entrance at the new North Javits building

Please join us for…
an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres + panel discussion on the future of NYC Parks

Elizabeth W. Smith
President and CEO, Central Park Conservancy
Rick Cotton
Executive Director, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
for their tremendous contributions to NYC’s public realm

Live Program featuring
Cheryl McKissack Daniel, McKissack & McKissack
Thomas L. Kempner, Jr., Central Park Conservancy

Panel Discussion on Parks as Critical Infrastructure featuring
Elizabeth W. Smith
Rick Cotton
John Alschuler, Chairman, HR&A Advisors
Kyle Kimball, Vice President of Government, Regional, and Community Affairs, Con Edison
Maria Torres-Springer, Vice President of US Programs, Ford Foundation

Download the full invitation here

Please join us at the new Javits Center’s Rooftop Pavilion, a unique, unexpected, and unconventional outdoor and indoor space with amazing views of the Hudson River, a working rooftop farm, and inspiring vistas of New York City. 

All proceeds will benefit New Yorkers for Parks (NY4P), the only independent non-profit organization championing quality open space for all New Yorkers.

6 - 7pm     Cocktail reception and hors d’oeuvres
7 - 7:45pm    Tribute to honoree and panel discussion

NOTE: In compliance with NYC mandates, only fully-vaccinated guests may attend – a link to confirm vaccination prior to entry will be provided to all guests for ease of entry.


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