After a long year and a half, it’s finally happening — the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space is ready for its grand opening! Are you coming? RSVP here!

After a long year and a half, it’s finally happening — the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space is ready for its grand opening! Are you coming? RSVP here!

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Dear Tumblr followers,

You are invited to the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space Grand Opening Party on Saturday, December 8!

The museum will open to the public at 3pm. We are holding events throughout the day, including a chain-cutting ceremony, museum and community garden tours, slide-shows, and presentations by community organizers.

Later that evening, join us for a big grand opening party, complete with music, dancing, a marching band, and plenty of food and drinks.

Let’s celebrate the opening of our very own community history museum on Saturday, December 8 — spread the word and come join us at our official launch! RSVP here.

Grand Opening Party for the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (MoRUS)
Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
MoRUS Storefront at C-Squat
155 Avenue C, NYC (on the west side of the street between 9th and 10th Streets)

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Here’s a preview of our public space exhibit! (by morusnyc)
The Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space, coming SOON to the East Village! Website/FB/Twitter

Here’s a preview of our public space exhibit! (by morusnyc)

The Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space, coming SOON to the East Village! Website/FB/Twitter

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8/12/2012: Mosaic Storefront Sign Work Day @ MoRUS.
More photos on Flickr | Learn more about the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space!

8/12/2012: Mosaic Storefront Sign Work Day @ MoRUS.

More photos on Flickr | Learn more about the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space!

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Check out this story about The Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space’s recent tour highlighting the history of occupied strongholds in the East Village of New York City: http://eastvillage.thelocal.nytimes.com/2012/03/19/on-a-tour-of-former-squats-trash-artists-and-cat-poo-painters/ You can read more about the museum at www.morusnyc.org The museum will show how local residents and groups rose up to fix abandoned buildings and clean vacant lots in order to transform them into vibrant spaces for the community.

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Photo: Sharing a Part of Activist History in the East Village
“‘This is C-Squat,’ Laurie Mittelmann explained to one of the spectators, ‘soon to be home to the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space.’” By COLIN MOYNIHAN

Photo: Sharing a Part of Activist History in the East Village

“‘This is C-Squat,’ Laurie Mittelmann explained to one of the spectators, ‘soon to be home to the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space.’” By 

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thisbigcity:

A couple of weeks back we asked you ‘what are the best urbanism tumblogs?’ We heard your suggestions (and also had a few of our own). So here they are, ten of our favourite urbanism tumblogs:

Urbalize - Urbalize presents a portfolio of images and videos exploring imaginative use of urban…

The MoRUS blog is proud to be on this list and would like to thank everyone for their support! We would like to welcome all new followers and invite them to learn more about us at http://www.morusnyc.org/ 

(Source: thisbigcity)

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ABC No Rio: Photographed at the Museum of Modern Art.

ABC No Rio: Photographed at the Museum of Modern Art.

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Dummy Jim is delighted to connect with Time’s Up Environmental Organization N.Y.C. who have kindly offered bike parts for the UnionDocs event on November 19th http://www.uniondocs.org/november-19-2011-dummy-jim/

Dummy Jim is delighted to connect with Time’s Up Environmental Organization N.Y.C. who have kindly offered bike parts for the UnionDocs event on November 19th http://www.uniondocs.org/november-19-2011-dummy-jim/

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