The Women’s Building in the headlines

A Place for Women’s Activism

The Women’s Building Block Party 2018
NY1 News

Block Party Celebrates Community, Anticipates The Women’s Building
Chelsea Now

Women In Prison Are Still Waiting For Their Me Too Moment
Huffington Post

A great job for New York’s women—and one they rarely get

Forced To Serve 10 Years In A Men’s Prison, A Trans Activist Demands Change

Former Women’s Prison Transforming Into Space for Activism
Teen Vogue

Meet the female plumber who’s encouraging women to enter trades
The Today Show

Women Together Fight Together
Buzzfeed News

A Block Party Showcases Possibilities For Women After Incarceration
Pavement Pieces

10 Things To Do in Your Manhattan Neighborhood This Weekend

The five best free things to do in NYC over the next seven days
TimeOut New York

Side Street Saturday: Blocks Worth Walking on Sept. 23
Chelsea Now

This Former Prison Will Soon Be a Hub for Women’s Rights Organizations
Self Video

Former Women’s Prison Becomes Feminist Community Space
The Laura Flanders Show

Bayview Series: Women Rising
The Culture Trip

Bayview Series: Women and The Prison System
The Culture Trip

This Building Was Once a Notorious Women’s Prison. Now It’s Becoming a Center for Feminist Organizing.
The Nation

A Women’s Prison in Chelsea Will Be Transformed
Village Voice

A Block Party for ‘The Women’s Building’
Voices of NY

Former Women’s Prison in Chelsea, Once Held Women Down, Being Repurposed to Lift Them Up

Governor Cuomo Announces State’s First “Women’s Building” to Unite More Than a Dozen Women-Focused Organizations to Empower Generations of Women to Come
NY Governor’s Office

Former Women’s Prison in Chelsea, Once Held Women Down, Being Repurposed to Lift Them Up

Ex-Inmates Helping to Transform Prison Into Building for Women and Girls

Design Firm Chosen for Bayview’s Transformation
Chelsea Now

Deborah Berke to turn former New York prison into women’s rights headquarters
Dezeen Magazine

Deborah Berke Partners to Transform Retired New York Women’s Prison Into a Hub for Women’s Rights
Architect Magazine

A Chelsea Address Goes from Women’s Prison to Women’s Nonprofit
Commercial Observer

Women’s Building Envisioned as ‘Vertical Neighborhood’
Chelsea Now

Former Prison for Women to Become a Place That Serves Them
New York Times

What Happens When Old Prisons Are Given Back to Their Communities?
The Nation

Former Chelsea prison to be transformed into Women’s Building

From a house of despair to a house of hope
New York Daily News

Inside A Notorious Women’s Prison Before Its Revolutionary Makeover
Huffington Post

Inside the abandoned New York prison that’s been taken over by activists