New York History

Spatial Variations: NYC, A Model of Change

New York City’s population and landscape are constantly changing and evolving. New construction happens all around us while immigrants and domestic migrants affect our demographic profile. Queens Borough Historian, Jack Eichenbaum, PhD, leads students on an exploration of the factors that contribute to this dynamic city’s planning, infrastructure, and demographics. This course will consist of five lectures on campus at The Cooper Union and three walking tours.

Lecture - Overview and Topographic Influences
Walking Tour - Manhattan: The Upper East Side and Harlem
Walking Tour - Queens: Jackson Heights and Jamaica
Lecture - Advances in Transportation and Technology Affect Accessibility
Lecture - Demographic Change
Lecture - Micro and Macro Political Boundaries
Walking Tour - Brooklyn: Flatbush and Coney Island
Lecture - The Future Geography of NYC

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41 Cooper Square
18 - &up Eichenbaum 6/17 - 8/12 Mo 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $325.00 View