New York history
Artist Julia Jacquette and writer James Trainor discuss Jacquette's graphic memoir, Playground of My Mind, digging into the sandbox of their memories and a critical chapter in the history of New York City's public spaces.
by Samuel Feldblum • June 1st, 2016
From riots to gentrification, a new production reflects on the evolution of the central Brooklyn neighborhood through oral history, dance, and music. Samuel Feldblum asks, when aggregating narratives, whose story is actually being told?
by Leah Meisterlin and Gergely Baics • June 17th, 2015
Leah Meisterlin and Gergely Baics demonstrate how mining data embedded in historical maps is opening new seams in experimental urban research.
by Oksana Mironova • June 10th, 2015
Oksana Mironova documents varied approaches to City-led redevelopment in Lincoln Square and the West Side Urban Renewal Area and calls for an evolution of contemporary rezonings to prioritize the preservation of existing communities.