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Site Unseen Podcast: Beryl Thurman and the North Shore Waterfront

Saturday, March 5

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Saturday, March 5
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Free on website
(Link to listen will be posted on March 5, 2022)

As industries sprouted up on the Kill Van Kull, Staten Island’s economy became ever more linked with the rest of the region – a link that was strengthened with the construction of the Bayonne Bridge, which opened in 1931. Beryl Thurman’s work explores the extent to which the remnants of this industrial age still impact the residents who live along the Kill today.

“The more you know about your environment, the better advocate you can be for Staten Island. And that’s what Staten Island really needs, it needs more advocates, it needs more people that think through the process.”

– Beryl Thurman

Aerial view of the Bayonne Bridge and Staten Island