Kristina Drury

Designing and providing a service for a community is complicated and challenging: making sure you are providing what is actually needed, and not what you think is needed, can be a bit of a balancing act. For made in the Lower East Side (miLES), a project that helps bring new opportunities to vacant storefronts in a Manhattan neighborhood, this was even more of a challenge. Very few of the team actually lived in the Lower East Side.

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