The Urban Democracy Lab invites you to support our friend and colleague Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani and celebrate the publication of her book, Contested City: Art and Public History as Mediation at New York’s Seward Park Urban Renewal Area on Wednesday, March 13 at 12:30pm in 20 Cooper Square Room 222. For those of you who know Gabrielle and are familiar with the struggles over space and place at the “SPURA” (now Essex Crossing) the book feels like an urgent reminder of how important the preservation of people—their livelihoods, their stories, and their quality of life—is to the health of our city’s neighborhoods. You can find out more about the book here.
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