Posts Tagged recession

Pimp Your Dumpster

July 23, 2009
Pimp Your Dumpster

The New York Times covered a story about secret pool parties going down in abandoned dumpsters in industrial Gowanas Brooklyn. New York City real estate developers got the idea from Curtis Crowe, the drummer for the Georgian band Pylan who is credited with making the first dumpster pool. The location is secret because it is […]

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New Urban Landscapes of Boom and Bust

July 5, 2009

The New York Times Magazine recently published an arresting photographic investigation of landscapes newly emerging from the economic downturn and mortgage crisis. These images, all by Edgar Martins, show us the changing face of the problems wrapped up in contemporary processes of urbanization. Just a few years ago the big issues on all our minds […]

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