Malik Dodson is a high school senior at Park Slope Collegiate Secondary School. Last year Malik participated in an Urban Memory Project and is a guest blogger for UMP this Fall. I’ve mentioned before that Park Slope Collegiate’s Class of 2016 have a Brooklyn History class. I’ve also mentioned that a part of their curriculum […]
Holly Ann Cocco is a high school senior at Park Slope Collegiate Secondary School. Last year Holly participated in an Urban Memory Project and is a guest blogger for UMP this Fall. DISPATCHES FROM BROOKLYN HISTORY In the second week of school students from Park Slope Collegiate got the opportunity to attend the Photoville exhibit, […]
Malik Dodson is a high school senior at Park Slope Collegiate Secondary School. Last year Malik participated in an Urban Memory Project and is a guest blogger for UMP this Fall. Park Slope Collegiate’s Class of 2016 have Brooklyn History as their social studies class. Throughout this class, they will touch on several topics such […]
In 2011, a designer friend of the Urban Memory Project redesigned our website and unwittingly inspired my own Urban Memory Project. The central feature of the site’s new homepage was a full-screen image that merged two photographs from the same vantage point captured nearly 100 years apart. The view was of Monroe Street in the […]
Recently, Urban Memory Project sat down with the one of the co-owners of Community Bookstore, Ezra Goldstein, to talk to him about his experience of moving from Cincinnati, Ohio to Park Slope, Brooklyn, right in the middle of the 1980s crack epidemic. I, Reuben Jaffe-Goldstein, grew up in Park Slope and spent my entire childhood […]
UMP is working with the Gowanus Canal Conservancy to meet GCC’s vision of creating an “open, clean, and alive canal watershed.” UMP science educator, Ann Fraioli, is working with GCC to create professional development opportunities and a series of in-class and in-the-field science experiences for elementary and middle-school teachers and students in the Gowanus area. […]
Partnering with the Museum of the City of New York, Urban Memory Project is offering a five session workshop series on reading, writing and documenting the city WHEN: Wednesdays, October 15, 22, 29, November 5 and 12, 2014, 4:30 – 6:30 pm WHERE: The Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue, […]
Check out these photographs of Brooklyn neighborhoods by students at Park Slope Collegiate Secondary School. Thank you to Michael Salak, PSC teacher, and photographers Erica McDonald, Ruddy Roye, and Katja Heinemann for sharing their time and expertise. Beautiful work PSC seniors!
Yesterday Gothamist posted an interesting article about gentrification, change, and accountability in their ”Ask a Native New Yorker” series. It’s quick read, and worth checking out for anyone who self-identifies as a gentrifier or victim of gentrification.
Join us at the Seward Park Library at 6pm, June 12 to celebrate the opening of a month-long exhibit of student photographs of the Lower East Side.