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Architecture, art, and infrastructure once collided on this now vacant stretch in Coney Island.
A gas plant and five-star hotel scratch the surface of one Williamsburg block.
Underwater and out of sight, electricity moves between boroughs through tunnels designed to weather the storm.
Traces of a private water supply system, only recently decommissioned, extend across southeastern Queens.
Seed libraries can restart agriculture after disasters. But what of useless plants? Two artists save the spontaneous, weedy species that serve no purpose but their own.
Hidden in Central Park, the remains of a 19th century reservoir that fell out of fashion.
For Underexposed, photographer Stanley Greenberg's monthly dispatches trace the myriad paths of the city’s infrastructural networks in great breadth and close detail.
Photographers explore the infrastructural underpinnings of Freshkills Park.
For Shelf Life, a film made in 1964 provides an enduring lens through which to look at density's delights.
Theater-makers, natives, and newcomers draw mental maps of how they navigate comfort and discomfort in a rapidly changing city.