A stage was erected at the Southern end of the Park.
Throngs of people representing a myriad of issues amassed in the park.
|Signs of the Times|
NYU's controversial massive expansion was represented.
|The North End. Participants from the Professional Staff Congress /CUNY assemble near the pavilion before marching downtown.|
|Access Denied. The Pavilion. A preview of things to Come? The park's historic backdrop for rallies was cordoned off for the event. The Union Square Partnership and the City are attempting to install a restaurant at the location.|
|Marchers begin to head downtown from the North/Western part of the park.|
|A number of participants departed from the park's north end.|
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