Brooklyn and Belize have more in common than one might think. In these varied urban environments, the need to congregate, eat local food and find new uses for existing public structures are universal commonalities.
(1) a parking lot, in a country where many don’t have cars and must hitch-hike, wisely becomes the home for a farmer’s market
(2) a forgotten high-rise roof becomes a community garden
(3) a fireman’s pier becomes a pizza for the people
(4) an abandoned wall becomes an open art gallery
Photo Credit: Aminah Ricks