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Neil deMause gave the BWRC a fascinating Breakfast talk on the Coney Island Chapters of his new book Brooklyn Wars. Here are some pictures from the event:
The historian, David Herlihy, came to the Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center on October 8. 2015 to present his recent research on the biking craze that hit Coney Island in the 1880s and lasted into the 1930s. His presentation touched upon … Continue reading
Cycling along the Boardwalk at Coney Island is not new. In the 1880s, Coney Island was a frequent destination for club-oriented, high-wheel riders from New York City. During the great bicycle boom of the 1890s, Coney Island hosted numerous amateur … Continue reading
We’d like to thank Milton Puryear for a great Breakfast talk to close out our Spring semester. His informative presentation on Capturing Stormwater Runoff Along the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway can be downloaded.
The next BWRC Breakfast Talk will be on Friday, May 8th from 8:30am to 10:00am with Milton Puryear speaking about: Capturing Stormwater Runoff Along the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway Can resiliency and recreation mix? Can the new Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway help … Continue reading
Thanks to all who came to the Spaces & Places: Art Along the Brooklyn Waterfront Conference. The Keynote Speaker Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl began the conference by discussing his New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Initiatives on diversity in the arts and … Continue reading
The BWRC is proud to announce the confirmed speakers for the Spaces & Places: Art Along the Brooklyn Waterfront Conference Friday, March 27 at Brooklyn’s Borough Hall. Welcomes: Hon. Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President Richard Hanley – Director, Brooklyn Waterfront … Continue reading
Registration for the BWRC’s 2015 Conference on Spaces and Places: Art Along the Brooklyn Waterfront on March 27, 2015 from 8:30am to 12:30pm at Brooklyn’s Borough Hall is now open. The conference will tell an interesting and important story about how … Continue reading
On February 27, 2015 urban planner and citizen scientist Eymund Diegel of the Public Lab gave an insightful breakfast talk on the various CSI techniques and tools he’s used to map and record the environmental history of his neighborhood including … Continue reading
The first BWRC Breakfast Talk of 2015 is with Eymund Diegel on Friday, February 27 at Citytech in A632 from 8:30am to 10:00am: Citizen Science Investigations on the Waterfront Urban planner and citizen-scientist Eymund Diegel has used kites, helium-filled balloons, and inexpensive … Continue reading