Shake Shack, the ever-popular hamburger stand in Manhattan’s Union Square is opening a second location in Downtown Brooklyn.

As a way of saying “Pardon Our Mess”, the minds behind the new restaurant decided to turn the inhospitable construction walls into a contemplative community space using the Before I Die Toolkit.

If you are in Brooklyn, stop by the Before I Die walls at the corner of Adams Street and the Fulton Street Mall, across from Borough Hall in Downtown Brooklyn.

Check out coverage of Before I Die in Brooklyn here and here, and send us your photos!

Photos above courtesy of Caroline Oh

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A new friend in San Diego recently spearheaded the installation of a Before I Die wall in her hometown. With the help of friends and the Before I Die Toolkit, she re-created the interactive project as part of the Adams Avenue Street Fair. If you are in San Diego, stop by and share your sincerest […]

We covered it in white and a small quotation from Wendell Pierce that has stayed with me since he spoke at TEDxNOLA. Thank you to everyone who poured their hearts out onto these weathered boards. If I ever found a spiritual place, it was here. Your dreams made me laugh out loud, tear up, and […]

After six months and thousands of responses, the original Before I Die wall was fading and ready to go so we decided to put it to rest. We covered it in white and a small quotation from Wendell Pierce that has stayed with me since he spoke at TEDxNOLA. Thank you to everyone who poured their hearts […]

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The great folks at LX Factory recently installed a Before I Die wall on the side of an industrial building in Lisbon, Portugal. The installation was unveiled in late September, and will be open until the 11th of November. If you are in Lisbon, stop by and share with the city what is most important to you. […]

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A toolkit to help you install a Before I Die wall in your community to turn public space into a place to share dreams with your neighbors

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