596 Acres was the amount of vacant land in Brooklyn as represented by the Department of City Planning when the organization of the same name (596 Acres) began in 2010.

The New York City non-profit focuses on community land access. 596 Acres supports and advocates the transformation of vacant public land into sustainable community institutions.

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Learn more about 596 Acres and their partner organizations in other major cities at the 596 website!

What could you do with 596 acres?
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