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Coney Island and Gowanus

Coney Island and Gowanus, while each unique and distinct, both represent neighborhoods in flux. As part of their Urban Memory Project, students at the Secondary School for Research and their teacher, Michael Salak, explored the evolving character of these areas by documenting snippets of a struggle to preserve the past as we face the economic […]

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Documenting a Disappearing Coney Island

The future of Coney Island is in the balance. Organizations from the Municipal Arts Society’s “Imagine Coney Island” to the City of New York, to Joseph Sitt’s Thor Equities to Charles Denson’s Coney Island History Project are trying to figure out what is best for this much beloved amusement area at the edge of Brooklyn. […]

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