Working in Brooklyn: Early 20th Century Industry
Thursday, June 7, 2018
6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Did you know that Brooklyn used to be an international center of industrial production? Did you know that its waterfront factories represented the cutting edge of architecture and engineering at the turn of the twentieth century?
Come learn about Brooklyn's forgotten industrial landscape. You'll see how the harbor functioned in its heyday, and discover how Brooklyn served as a model for businessmen, architects, engineers, and others looking to forge a new way of life for the modern world.
Speaker: Malka Simon, PhD of Brooklyn College