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Event Registration Open for 2017 Canal Clean Sweep 

February 1 - April 20

The NYS Canal Cor­po­ra­tion and Parks & Trails New York need your help for the annu­al Canal Clean Sweep. Last year’s event was a great suc­cess, but we want to make this year’s Clean Sweep even big­ger! Most of this year’s event will take place Fri­day-Sun­day, April 21–23, Earth Day week­end. Besides being a great 

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9:00 am

Humanizing Data: Data, Humanities, and the City 

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Institute for Public Knowledge, 20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor
New York, NY United States

This day-long sym­po­sium exam­i­nes how we can use data and dig­i­tal strate­gies to enhance and dis­rupt the kinds of research ques­tions, meth­ods, and nar­ra­tives that define the human­i­ties. It also com­pli­cates the role of the urban uni­ver­si­ty in a glob­al “city-state” such as New York, where the bound­aries between uni­ver­si­ty and city are quite blurred. 

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10:30 am

History of Urban Development and Architecture 

April 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
City Hall, 250 Broadway
Manhattan, NY 10007 United States

Explore the rich his­to­ry of NYC’s Civic Cen­ter area, high­light­ing its urban plan­ning and devel­op­ment and its archi­tec­ture. From City Hall Park to Foley Square, to Police Plaza and Chatham Green, this tour includes exte­ri­or vis­its to City Hall, Tweed Cour­t­house, Sur­ro­gate Court, Munic­i­pal Build­ing, Inter­na­tion­al Trade Court, Jav­its Fed­er­al Build­ing, the Depart­ment of Health, 

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