Monday, February 16, 2015

Upcoming Event: Learn More About Washington Heights at Rutgers-Newark

The John Cotton Dana Library at Rutgers-Newark will host a program on Wednesday, February 18 at 5:00pm called 'New York's Bittersweet Recovery from the Urban Crisis' with Rutgers-Newark American Studies Director Robert W. Snyder and Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies Director Roland V. Anglin. 

Anglin and Snyder will discuss how New York City has emerged from an era of crime and urban decay. Specifically, Snyder's book, Crossing Broadway, will be discussed. The book explores the revival of Upper Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood, and how the Dominican population has skyrocketed there.

The Dana Library is located at 185 University Avenue near Bleeker Street. The program will take place in Room 404 of the fourth floor, and will be presented by the Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies. Refreshments will be served. Click here to register for this free event.

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