Contested City

Art and Public History as Mediation at New York's Seward Park Urban Renewal Area

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University Of Iowa Press
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For forty years, as New York’s Lower East Side went from disinvested to gentrified, residents lived with a wound at the heart of the neighborhood, a wasteland of vacant lots known as the Seward Park...

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“Bendiner-Viani has written an exemplary, must-read study of long-term neighborhood activism and engaged teaching. Her rigorous, absorbing prose gives witness to and unpacks what it means to organize...

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