Tag Archives: Brooklyn

Grand St: View towards Williamsburg, Brooklyn (East River Park and Promenade)

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Past Co-op Village, we reach a very narrow strip of parkland at the very edge of Manhattan.  Just beside it, is the Gigeresque expanse of the Williamsburg Bridge; and across the water is Williamsburg, Brooklyn – home to yuppies, expatriates … Continue reading

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New Urban Precincts III – Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York

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Ok, clearly I’m taking a little creative liberty with the description “New.”   Williamsburg is hardly a “New Urban Precinct.”  It’s been gentrifying for some time now. In fact, it is often used as a textbook case of gentrification in … Continue reading

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Dream Of A City 2011… Winter(冬)

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The final installment of my Best of 2011 covers late Autumn in November 2011 till mid-winter in January 2012. During this atypically warm Winter season, I stayed mostly in New York, checking out art exhibitions in the major museums and … Continue reading

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A Street Art Tour of South Williamsburg, New York

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So I read somewhere that Williamsburg, Brooklyn (where I live in New York), is a street art junkie’s nirvana.  You can’t walk down two blocks without encountering a surprising piece of work. I decided to test that hypothesis out myself … Continue reading

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