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Join our team! BWRC is hiring a Project Coordinator. Are you a current graduate student interested in urban studies, planning, political science and/or sociology? Apply for the 2018-2019 academic year today! bit.ly/2kmbjmP pic.twitter.com/vfi2BBtEmD
Author Archives: Adam Davidson
BWRC joins the Red Hook and Brooklyn communities in mourning the passing of Sunny Balzano, patron of the arts and owner of the beloved Sunny’s Bar in Red Hook. The subject of a recent book, Sunny’s Bar had been long … Continue reading
November 13th, 8:30am at the New York City College of Technology, come hear Neil DeMause speak about how Coney Island has been changing. Coney Island is in the midst of one of the biggest overhauls in its century-plus history: a … Continue reading
Here’s a sneak peak at our March 22 conference line-up! 8:30—9:00 Welcome & Introductions Richard E. Hanley, director, Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center Camille Kamga, director, University Transportation Research Center Sean Scanlan, New York City College of Technology 9:00—9:30 … Continue reading
It’s official! Join us for a half day symposium on the history and impact of the bicycle on Brooklyn. March 22, 2013 8:30am – 12:30pm at New York City College of Technology 300 Jay St, Room Namm 119 FREE with … Continue reading
Biking is booming in Brooklyn and we want to know why. On March 22 we will be hosting a half-day conference on the history, culture, and future of biking in our namesake borough. We will talk with local authors, business … Continue reading
Did you know that any donation given to the Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center will go twice as far? Thanks to a generous grant, donations given to the BWRC will be matched, allowing their full value to fund our endowment, while … Continue reading
The last Breakfast Talk was great! Check out the pictures below from our full room. Thanks to all who could make it and special thanks to Steven Jaffe for putting together such a good presentation.
Our Breakfast Talk series will continue on December 7! Join us to learn about the fascinating history of coffee on the industrial Brooklyn Waterfront with independent Historian and Curator Steven H. Jaffe. Coffee in New York is big business. From … Continue reading