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Reception: Waterfront in Transition: Developing Brooklyn’s Green Crescent

How can the distinctive urban identities of the Greenpoint and Williamsburg waterfronts be preserved as the implemention of the 2005 rezoning transforms the area forever? Illustrating the character of these vibrant communities with snapshots of daily life, this exhibit of photographs and maps urges city officials and the public to insist that these features are incorporated into plans for the future. Maps and text prepared by the Municipal Art Society complement images by urban photographer Giles Ashford urging city officials and developers to incorporate these features into plans for the future.

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