A short video (5:33 min.) by M.C. Overholt (M.E.D 2021) investigates that ubiquitous feature of the American cultural landscape, espeically during election season: the yard-sign.
As part of the series “Democracy in America,” a collaboration between Public Humanities at Yale and the New Haven Free Public Library, Elihu Rubin will be in conversation with Matthew Jacobson to discuss the topic “Spaces for Democracy: The Goffe Street Armory as Civic Infrastructure.”
“The aim of this booklet is to take you on a tour of New Haven through space and through history to examine what this city’s parks have been, are now, and can be in the future. Thank you for reading.”
In anticipation a lengthy construction closure of the Grand Avenue Bridge, the New Haven Economic Development Administration hosted an event to celebrate the bridge and engage residents in the surrounding neighborhoods of Fair Haven and Fair Haven Heights.