This map, made in Carto, is an exploration of the relationship between public space and public housing in NYC. By examining the area and frequency of these dynamics within Community Districts, I illustrate the stark differences in NYC’s realized development priorities, highlighting impact on a hyperlocal scale in novel ways.
This mapping project examines stop and frisk data and public housing data.
MiNYstories are short multimedia narratives about New York City inspired by literary works. John Moore will be presenting stories inspired by From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg, and Will Dean will present stories inspired by Lightning: A Novel by Jean Echenoz (a fictionalized account of Nikola Tesla’s life).
To say that knowledge of foreign languages is useful for librarians in the city public libraries is an understatement. And yet library schools are not preparing future librarians to deal with barriers to access resulting from foreign languages, and past research on the topic in library science journals has been sparse. In order to understand this vital yet ignored part of public librarianship, I will analyze the different approaches that the NYPL and BPL take in developing foreign language collections, and I will make recommendations for future changes in the field.
Archives store, maintain and organize a variety of primary sources, which can range from letters to audiovisual recordings along with any primary documentation in-between. Archiving cemeteries offer an…