As of Fall 2015, America’s oldest architectural artifacts to the early film industry still remain in Midwood, Brooklyn — the Vitagraph Co. smokestack and the square block open lot of the first modern film studio ever built on American soil– and are in danger of imminent demolition as the site is owned by a real estate developer. […]
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The Brooklyn Historical Society hosts the exhibition Lost in Transition, highlighting photographs taken by students at various Brooklyn high schools in partnership with the Urban Memory Project. The exhibition runs through April 27th.
The Urban Memory Project (UMP) has been invited to participate in a Youth Initiative conference in April, 2008. Youth from across the country will convene in NYC to discuss issues of urban planning and the future of cities. Urban Memory Project students from across Brooklyn will give voice to their ideas and opinions in a […]
Ain Gordon and Rebecca Krucoff will host a curator walk-through and discussion about their current exhibition Lost in Transition at the Brooklyn Historical Society. Joining them will be teachers and students from several Urban Memory Project schools as well as photographer and author Vincent Cianni. For more information, contact the Brooklyn Historical Society: www.brooklynhistory.org
In January of 2008, the Brooklyn Historical Society will be exhibiting student work from the Urban Memory Project in an exhibition entitled: “Lost in Transition: South Brooklyn, Williamsburg and Coney Island” to run through April 2008.