Take back the streets and design a more livable city with the NYC Department of Transportation as we explore urban design. Learn how urban planners and landscape architects improve city streets, sidewalks, and public spaces. Then hit the streets with DesignPrep and the NYC Department of Transportation as we use professional strategies to bring your vision for the city of the future to life.

This FREE 3-session workshop will include hands-on design activities and a site visit. Sessions begin on Tuesday, March 21 at 4:30 p.m. Programs are open to all New York City high school students and students MUST attend all 3 days of programming.

Session Dates

Tuesday, March 21
Wednesday, March 22
Thursday, March 23


DesignPrep is a series of FREE teen workshops, studio tours and college visits, which focus on all forms of design from fashion and architecture to product and graphic design. Learn more HERE.

DesignPrep is made possible by the generous support of the Altman Foundation, The Pinkerton Foundation, The Richard and Jean Coyne Family Foundation, and the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation.