All posts tagged Urban History

May 2016 Recommendations

Edgy Stuff: May 2016 Recommendations

May 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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Brooklyn’s Empire Stores and the Future of the Waterfront

Trash uncovered beneath an 1860s Brooklyn warehouse encourages us to reconsider our contemporary relationship to urban waterfronts.

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Bike Battles: A Conversation on the Road with James Longhurst

A new book by historian James Longhurst profiles the long and contested history of bicycling and (spoiler alert!) the not-so-open road in the United States.

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