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Beauty of a Decaying Public School

Follow this link and this link for more compelling, poignant photos of a decaying, long-abandoned public school (PS 186) in Harlem, New York. This was a school built by… 33 more words

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When Schools Mattered

As superintendent of school buildings from 1891 to 1922, C.B.J Snyder designed close to 350 schools, plus numerous additions and other school improvements. Snyder put up 5, 10, sometimes 15 buildings a year, ranging from giants like Erasmus, Curtis and Morris high schools to public schools in almost every neighborhood, these new schools symbolized the commitment of the city to care for and even uplift its citizens, many of whom were new immigrants. 203 more words

Photographs Of Historic Building And Sites In The Five Boroughs Of New York City

PS 90 update: NDI construction phase

Back in November we told you that PS 90 found the ideal community organization to occupy their massive cellar space. The National Dance Institute (NDI) closed on the 18,000 square foot space at a cost of $6 million and the space will house dance studios, administrative offices, and a gallery of images from… 234 more words