Unsung Hero of the New York City New Deal

Aymar Embury II – Orchard Beach – Bronx. Photo by Frank da Cruz.

Aymar Embury II, prolific Architect of the New Deal in New York City, created some of the City’s best known features, and nobody knows. To find out more about Embury’s built legacy read this essay by Living New Deal associate, Frank Da Cruz.

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  1. Hello I would appreciate any information on Camp Roberts in Thomaston, CT. It was active in the 1930s.

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