Symposium Schedule


Building the Outer Boroughs
March 23, 2017
Brooklyn College


All panels will be held in the Woody Tanger Auditorium (Library, first floor)

Opening Remarks
Anna Jozefacka and Malka Simon

Panel 1: Living in the Outer Boroughs

Thomas J. Campanella, “Across the Tudor Plain”

Andrew S. Dolkart, “Hiding in Plain Sight: The Six-Story Apartment House in New York City’s Outer Boroughs”

Emma Fuller, “A Green Ward: Mass and Void in Jackson Heights”

Kimbro Frutiger, “’You learn a lot in the streets’ — Bedford Stuyvesant Superblock, 1967-69”

Lunch Break: 11:45-1:30

Poster presentations and a brown bag talk will be held during the lunch break in the Samuel and Bernice Gottlieb Room (Library, fourth floor, room 411).

Poster Presentations: 11:45-12:30 (posters will be on view throughout the day)

Jane Cowan, “The Next Generation Row House”

Alyssa Loorya, “Landscape Transformation in Marine Park, Brooklyn – Prehistory to modern-day Suburb”

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson, Babbie Dunnington, Anna Jalazo, Kate Jirasiritham, and Margaret Mulligan, “Toward an Industrial Ecology: Staten Island’s North Shore”

Jonathan D. Taylor, “Tapestry Brick Dwellings: The Afterlife of the Row House in Brooklyn”

Brown Bag Talk: 12:45-1:15
Martha J. Nadell, “The Poetics of Brooklyn’s In-Between Spaces”

Panel 2: Outdoors in the Outer Boroughs: Park and waterfront development
1:30- 2:45

Alyssa Loorya and Christopher Ricciardi, “From Private to Public: The Changing Landscape of Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, New York in the Nineteenth Century”

Kara Murphy Schlichting, “’From Dumps to Glory’: City Planning, Coastal Reclamation, and the Rebirth of Flushing Meadow for the 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair”

Andrew Wasserman, “Missed Target: Locating and Losing Staten Island’s Nuclear Homeport”
Panel 3: Public Spaces and Civic Institutions
3:00 – 4:15

Paul Ranogajec, “The Staten Island Civic Center and Architectural Scenography in Metropolitan New York”

Jon Ritter, “Democratic Amusements: Civic Centers, Amusement Parks, and Public Life in Early 20th Century New York City”

Frampton Tolbert, “Queens Modern: How Vernacular Mid-Century Architecture Defined a Borough”
Keynote lecture:
Introductory remarks: Maria Ann Conelli, Dean, School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts at Brooklyn College

Hilary Ballon, “Journeys across Greater New York: How to Unify the Five-Borough City”

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