Apr 13


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Mar 13


Native American Historic Overlay

This is a map I made a while back using data that Proteus Gowanus shared with me.  It shows the extent of the waterway at the time of Dutch settlement, the former Native American settlements, paths and agricultural areas overlaid with the current extent of the canal.

Feb 13

Celebrate Neil Smith’s Life and Work at the GC Feb 20

Neil Smith Memorial | February 20th

My advisor and friend, Neil Smith, lived along the Gowanus for a few years and helped me develop the research I am currently working on.

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York invites you to commemorate and celebrate…

The Life and Work of Neil Smith
Wednesday February 20, 2013
4:30–7:00 pml
Eighth Floor Dining Commons
CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Ave., at 34th St.
New York, NY 10016

Join us as we celebrate the extraordinary life and legacy of Professor Smith.

Please RSVP by Monday February 4 either by leaving an automated response at (212) 817-7157, or by emailing specialevents@gc.cuny.edu.

Jun 11

Gowanus Photos in Springtime

Here are a few photos of the Gowanus Canal. From left to right: The Carroll Street Bridge, The old coal gasification plant near 3rd Street, Smith and 9th Street Bridge, Lowe’s “Esplanade”, Temporary Houseboat, Oil Slick on the Water.

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