PRIVATELY OWNED PUBLIC SPACES (POPS)

There are a total of 73 Privately Owned Public Spaces, also known as POPS or bonus plazas, on the Upper East Side. Together, they contribute to the meager 1% of land area on the Upper East Side comprised of park and open space, compared to 14% citywide. The maintenance and upgrading of these spaces is critical to improving the livability of our neighborhoods.