Monthly Archives: January 2012

You may already be a Flaneur

As New Yorkers, many of us get around on foot more than we make use of any other mode of transportation. Traditionally, a Flâneur was a well-dressed gentleman intent on experiencing and observing the city as he walked leisurely walks … Continue reading

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Organizations that can serve as resources for place-based learning activities: Brooklyn: Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center The Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center of City Tech aims to raise awareness about critical issues facing Brooklyn’s waterfront through research, teaching, and public programming. Brooklyn … Continue reading

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Mapping tools, websites and other resources on the web

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Online Resources A comprehensive list of software, data sets, and online lectures compiled by the Map Division at NYPL. OpenStreetMap The free wiki world map; create a free account to edit and create maps. Wikimapia A … Continue reading

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