New York Teens Focus On Urban Redevelopment

Using a grant from Rehabilitation Through Photography, a year-long elective at one New York City school concentrated on redeveloping 5.5 acres of Flushing, Queens.

In the course, titled "The City as a Living Entity," students from the Bayard Rustin High School for the Humanities in Manhattan used photography, drawings, and first-hand tours to better understand the neighborhood and the process of urban building. Following the bidding process of the Economic Development Corporation, the young planners learned to appreciate the city as more than a mass of buildings.

Thanks to Jeffrey Goodman

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