The Lost Waterfront Book Launch Party
Celebrating the release of:
Lost Waterfront: The Decline and Rebirth of Manhattan’s Western Shore
A book of photographs by Shelley Seccombe
Join Friends of Hudson River Park and Village Preservation to celebrate the publication of Lost Waterfront: The Decline and Rebirth of Manhattan’s Western Shore, a compilation of images of the decaying West Side piers between 1972 and 1982 taken by photographer Shelley Seccombe featuring an introduction by author Phillip Lopate and a foreward by Albert K. Butzel. View a special a one-day exhibition of Ms. Seccombe’s work while enjoying wine, cheese and other refreshments. Lost Waterfront will be available for purchase.
To pre-order copies of this book, co-published with Fordham University Press with layout design by Scott-Martin Kosofsky of the Philidor Company, contact Kate O’Brien-Nicholson at Bkaobrien@fordham.edu or 718-817-4782.
This lecture is being co-sponsored by the Friends of Hudson River Park.
- Thursday, February 28, 2008
- 5:00 pm
55 Bethune Street