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  • The Living New Deal featured in The Week
    • September 5, 2017
    • Erin Hansen Reding
    The Week featured the Living New Deal by recognizing "The astounding provenance of New Deal projects, in 1 eye-popping map." Read the article by Ryan Cooper The Week, August 30, 2017 ...
  • "Building Bridges, Not Walls" Reviewed in China's World Journal
    • July 23, 2017
    • Gabriel Milner
    "Curator Harvey Smith said on Thursday that he would like to show immigrants to the United States through a different . 'This exhibition is about immigration, pluralism and internationalism, and I hope that the contributions of these immigrants can be recorded rather than forgotten in history.'" Read the World Journal's ...
  • Frank da Cruz: Acknowledge Oval Park’s Milestone
    • June 27, 2017
    • Gabriel Milner
    “Norwood was once home to mainly those of Jewish, Irish, and Italian descent. Today it’s one of the city’s most diverse neighborhoods. All nationalities, races, ages, cultures, and religions come to Oval Park. To play, to socialize, to exercise, to relax; for romance, for picnics, and for special events. I ...
  • Our New Map Featured in Untapped Cities
    • June 8, 2017
    • Gabriel Milner
    “From schools to murals and zoos, many of the projects created by the New Deal still exist today. According to Living New Deal, a team dedicated to keeping the legacy of the New Deal alive, New York received the most New Deal public works in the country and was the beneficiary of prominent ...
  • Richard A Walker in the Brooklyn Rail
    • May 10, 2017
    • Gabriel Milner
    "Scanning the horizon of New York and beyond, New Deal sites number in the hundreds of thousands, most of them still in use today and almost none of them marked. There is the equivalent of a Lost Civilization out there waiting to be discovered. No one had ever documented everything ...
  • In The Guardian, Gray Brechin on Poverty Shaming
    • May 3, 2017
    • Gabriel Milner
    "The New Deal embodied an approach whose starting point was to make attacking poverty – not the people who live in it – a first principle. This makes it especially salient today... The writer and scholar Gray Brechin, a driving force behind the Living New Deal project, argues that at ...
  • Brent McKee in the Cumberland Times-News
    • January 31, 2017
    • Gabriel Milner
    Nice press from the Cumberland Times-News, in anticipation of Research Associate Brent McKee's talk at the Washington Street Library in Cumberland, Maryland. If you're in the area on Feb. 6, come hear "Discover the Hidden History Around You." For more information, contact Joni Reed at [email protected]. ...
  • "When America's Infrastructure Saved Democracy"
    • January 24, 2017
    • Gabriel Milner
    "'It's all falling into ruin now because we decided we didn't have to maintain it,' says Gray Brechin, geographer and founder of the online archive The Living New Deal, 'Thank god, they built it all as well as they did.'" Popular Mechanics examines how the New Deal shaped our nation and ...
  • The Legacy of New Deal Projects and Trump
    • January 22, 2017
    • Gabriel Milner
    "'You've got to think in terms of long-range investment and realize that these things are paying us back in lots of different ways,' says Robert Leighninger, author of Long-Range Public Investment: The Forgotten Legacy of the New Deal. 'Education, health, and recreation—all the stuff whose value is hard to calculate ...
  • Curbed's Top Ten New Deal Sites
    • January 19, 2017
    • Gabriel Milner
    "'It was really a quantum leap forward for the entire United States,' says Gray Brechin, an author who helps run the Living New Deal. 'By building this vast physical and cultural infrastructure, the New Deal brought the country into the mid 20th century.'" With the help of The Living New ...
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