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Public Design Commission

Public Design Commission

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    (image: Bronx Zoo zipline design)

    Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to announce the winners of this year’s NYCxDESIGN competition, “New York City’s official celebration of design” that takes place each May and honors proposals to improve the city.

    The awards are given out by the Public Design Commission; the contest itself aims to elevate artists and celebrate art that beautifies the city, enhances public space functionality, or improves the city in some