The Subway and the City

Monday, August 03, 2009

Cassim Shepard, member of Urban Omnibus, an online project of the Architectural League, and filmmaker Manny Kirchheimer discuss New York's train system and how it has shaped the city over the last century. A conversation at the Brecht Forum, co-sponsored by Red Channels, on August 3 includes short films that show the changing nature of the city and its transportation system.

Event: Cassim Shepard and Manny Kirchheimer are taking part in a discussion, "Bridges and Tunnels: Art and Efficiency," part of the Right to the City Film Series
Monday, August 3, at 7:30 pm
Brecht Forum
451 West Street, between Bank and Bethune Streets
More information and tickets here.

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Manny Kirchheimer and Cassim Shepard

Comments [3]


Darius, please join us tonight, and raise the issue. It's a good thread for discussion.

Aug. 03 2009 01:42 PM
Darius from Prospect Heights

The Indydependent newspaper wrote that the govt investment over the last 30 years had reduced by something like 90%. Could the guests comment on that?

Aug. 03 2009 01:34 PM
capper from ny

The video you have posted is no longer available due to copyright claim.

Aug. 03 2009 01:33 PM

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