Reading New York Urbanisms – Summer 2016
MSAUD, GSAPP Columbia University
Ahmed Jawdat; Wanpeng Zu; Yang Liao
Kent Avenue in Brooklyn is a street corridor located by the waterfront along the east river in Williamsburg district. The area used to be very industrial and full of factories. However, in the last decade, Kent Avenue specifically has experienced development boom around the waterfront, which changed the character of the area completely. This video captures the present Kent Avenue and the vision of its future. People interviewed have different opinions on this development, where some are optimistic about it and others have negative views.