As we say goodbye to several summer interns over the next couple of weeks, Living City Brooklyn Gowanus is anticipating an exciting autumn. Although seven interns will be moving on from LCB, we are excited to welcome our fall academic partnerships with NYU and Columbia. Learning that we would work with the talented faculty and students of both the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School for Public Service and the Columbia Business School Master Class Read More
If Gowanus were a superhero, who would it be? Would it have the quiet charm of Peter Parker, the mysterious nature of Bat Man, or would it be something completely original? Maybe its all the hype about this summer’s blockbuster, but perhaps a parallel to Marvel Comic’s Captain America is appropriate.
Captain America was the alter ego of Steve Rogers, a young man who was enhanced to the peak of human perfection by an experimental Read More
As New York battled a scorcher last week, Living City Brooklyn Gowanus interns cranked our fans on high and kept working diligently on individual research projects. Since the workshop, Vanessa Meer, David Krieger, and rest of the LCB staff have been working on the Community Innovation Workshop Report, a document that will be released to the community in the next few weeks. This report compiles all of the suggestions, comments, and information that came Read More
By: Victoria Vele, Social Media & Water Intern
Our first day working together is spent getting to know one another and making our office a home away from home where we feel a sense of ownership, similar to what we are aiming to accomplish in terms of giving back a neighborhood to a community. It’s about teaching, interacting, and learning from one another. When setting up the office conference table and bookshelves this Read More