Another Green Appearance
Architectural adaptations create space for prayer for New York City's growing Muslim communities, transforming townhouses and apartments into more sacred precincts.
An audio archivist documents the evolution of pirate radio in Brooklyn and its place in the cultural landscapes of the borough's immigrant communities.
Signs of Things to Come
Despite two centuries of discrimination, New York's psychics continue to make space for contacting spirits, telling fortunes, and making a future for themselves.
An Urban System of Death
Density and displacement aren’t just problems for the living.
Noncompliant Bodies, Accommodating Space
The architects behind “Stalled!” see gender as one of many variables and identities to consider in designing inclusive environments.
The Korean Shrine of Fort Greene
How a Protestant denomination went from Brooklyn to Seoul — and back to Brooklyn again
On the 6 Train to Heaven
Rishe Groner captures the diversity of forms secular and religious worship can take and the transformation of place it can produce in her personal essay for the As Seen On [ ] writing competition.
A Walk Down Mulberry Street with Monsignor Sakano
The Pastor of Saint Patrick's Old Cathedral shares the history of the iconic Soho church and reflects on his work in ministry, social work and affordable housing in the context of a constantly changing city.
Sacred Spaces in Profane Buildings
Matilde Cassani discusses her archive and exhibition and what it reveals about the evolving relationship between religious praxis, cultural identity and urban life.