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March 2020

The Fall of a Great American City

March 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Macaulay Honors College, 35 W 67th St.
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Journalist and author Kevin Baker joins LW! to consider how life in New York City is rapidly changing—and not for the better. How most of us are being priced out of living here while almost everything that made the urban experience extraordinary—theaters, shops, restaurants, and every sort of affordable public amenity—is disappearing.

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Single Story Project

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Macaulay Honors College, 35 W 67th St.
New York, NY 10023 United States
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In NYC, the 1-story building is practically an endangered species. Between 2015 and 2019, professional photographer Adam Friedberg documented every single-story building in the East Village and the Lower East Side. A longtime East Village resident, he noticed how quickly these most humble structures were disappearing, a reflection of the rapid development and gentrification of the neighborhood. He came to understand that not only were the buildings being sold, but an entire, primarily working-class, economy (workshops, garages, fast food joints)…

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