Introducing StreetFilms.org

Clarence Eckerson and the New York City Streets Renaissance Campaign are proud to introduce their newest project, Streetfilms.org, the video blog, or vlog, if you will:


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For Your Weekend Viewing Pleasure: Portland!

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Portland: Celebrating America’s Most Livable CityA StreetFilm by Clarence Eckerson Jr.Running time: 30:00 StreetFilms videographer Clarence Eckerson Jr. offers the director’s cut of his trip to Portland. Clarence made the visit to Oregon last fall, enjoying the hospitality of the Portland Office of Transportation. You may have seen previously posted clips from this vid on StreetFilms. Here it is in its 30-minute […]

Sneckdowns: The Comic Strip

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Clarence Eckerson, Jr. is not the only talented Eckerson in New York. There’s one more winter storm expected to hit the city this weekend, and Gary Eckerson of Bay Ridge (Clarence’s brother), has six panels in anticipation of the occasion. Enjoy. Word is the Eckersons are searching for an off-Broadway venue to stage “Sneckdowns: The Musical” in winter […]

Streetfilms: Curbing Cars in Soho

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You’ve got to hand it to Clarence Eckerson. The producer of Streetfilms managed to turn around a video of this morning’s press conference announcing the new Bruce Schaller study of Soho streets (PDF) in less than four hours and it’s a really nice piece of work. My only gripe is that he edited out the […]

It’s Getting Better All the Time

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NYC is ChangingA StreetFilm by Clarence Eckerson Jr. Running Time: 1 minute 55 seconds Clarence Eckerson put together a really nice little StreetFilm featuring some of the public space improvements that are now underway in various parts of New York City. He’s got before-and-after shots of 9th Street Bike Lane, DUMBO Pearl Street Piazza, Broadway […]

Streetfilms: On-Street Bicycle Parking, Portland

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Following the news about the new sidewalk extensions and bike racks being installed in place of car parking space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Clarence Eckerson of Streetfilms sends along this short video looking at on-street bicycle parking in Portland, Oregon, that cyclists’ Shangri-La. As Greg Raisman from Portland DOT says, "After we put it in, it […]