Schedule

January 31 – Introduction

February 7 – Production and consumption – industry and retail in New York City

February 14 – Coming home – housing types and residential patterns

February 21 – Up we go – the skyscraper evolves

February 28 – Time to relax – parks, recreation, and entertainment

March 7 – The death and life of New York – urban decline and rebirth

March 14 – Midterm exam

March 21 – Site Visit: the Financial District

March 28 – Site Visit: The death and life of New York – urban decline and rebirth

April 4 – Old Brooklyn: the Wyckoff House

April 11 – Queens: Sunnyside Gardens and the World’s Fair grounds at Flushing Meadows Park

April 25 – Site Visit: Midtown Manhattan

May 2 – Site Visit: Prospect Park

May 9 – Site visit: Brooklyn Heights and Brooklyn Bridge Park

May 23 – (tentative) final exam

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