Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 September 2013

304 Pages | 16 color, 50 b/w illustrations

9 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823251865

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The Accidental Playground

Brooklyn Waterfront Narratives of the Undesigned and Unplanned

Daniel Campo

A Fordham University Press Publication

  • Explores the remarkable landscape created by individuals and small groups who occupied and rebuilt an abandoned Brooklyn waterfront--will resonate with the "Occupy" movement.
  • Stands at the intersection of key areas important to urban dwellers, profesisonals and scholars: waterfront, parks, public spaces, deindustrialization, urban ethnography, arts in the city, and the politics of do-it-yourself.
  • Offers a unique mix of ethnography, photography, first person narrative, and cultural critque.

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