Claudia Carle’s historical, visual, and textual palimpsest of the Cedar Hill Rail Yards, once among the largest railroad infrastructures in the Northeast.
Connecticut has a rich industrial heritage. In this map, Abby Reed shows the number of mills (represented by size of circle); mill type (Orange = Brass/Metals; Green = Manufacturing; Yellow = Textiles); as well as the Rivers, Railroads, and Highways that make up the State’s basic transportation and power-delivery infrastructure.
A 24-page Zine about the New Haven Clock Factory, created by Dante Furioso and Luis Sala Porras. Includes quotes from interviews, archival imagery, and narrative.
The demolition of a structure, especially in an urban area, can be a violent and destructive act for a neighborhood that collectively associates memories with a space as the removal constitutes an erasure of a landmark in a collective community map. This project attempts to study a building’s end of life, and to develop a curation of decay in order to ritualize the lifecycle of a structure and enshrine th4e memories associated with a community’s past and present. Urban change is inevitable as cities are organisms that regenerate at much faster rates; but can there be a way to
Off The Rails: Exploring the Legacy of the Streetcar in New Hven
A walking tour through New Haven’s Mill River industrial heritage district.
3rd Floor Gallery installation at the Yale School of Architecture of the New Haven Industrial Heritage Trails, a collaboration with the International Festival of Arts & Ideas. Fourteen students in Arch 4233, Ghsot Town: Abandonment, Preservation, and the Postindustrial Landscape, created critical heritage proposals for fourteen postindustrial sites in New Haven. Read the accompanying pamphlet, PDF below, written by Elihu Rubin.