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A look at Lincoln Center’s efforts to answer its past with a more inclusive future

Jun 17, 2024

“It’s like the history got buried,” said one lifelong resident of the community around Lincoln Center. A New York Times feature looks at Lincoln Center’s efforts to unbury the history of the neighborhood it replaced while it opens up its campus to better welcome all visitors.

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) is supporting Lincoln Center in making changes to its infrastructure and programming to make them more inclusive for people from all walks of life—especially for its neighbors directly to the west. This initiative is being guided by an extensive community outreach process that has engaged, as the article notes, some 3,400 New Yorkers. 

Read the story (available for subscribers of the New York Times), whose publication corresponded with the kickoff of Summer for the City, Lincoln Center’s annual, open-to-all, almost-entirely-free celebration of the season for which SNF supports community programming.