Nathan Kensinger is a photographer, filmmaker, and curator who has been documenting New York City's abandoned edges, endangered neighborhoods, and post-industrial waterfront for more than a decade. His Camera Obscura photo essays have appeared on Curbed since 2012.
It might seem odd to find solace in a cemetery during a global pandemic, but Green-Wood has always been more than just "a sacred city of the dead."
Critics say the latest plan to address sewage overflows in NYC, which dump millions of gallons of sewage into the city’s waterways every year, is "barely a drop in the bucket."
New York City has lost countless cultural and historic institutions in the past decade
The MTA wants to build a new bus rapid transit line through a forgotten stretch of the Staten Island coastline
For many Brooklynites, the destruction of Admiral’s Row and its extensive woodlands represents a tragic loss
The city’s billion dollar plan to make the East River waterfront more resilient has a neighborhood up in arms.
The historic shipyard is moving into its next, more public phase with food halls, creative office space, and more
Soon, more than half of the Graniteville Swamp may be bulldozed to make way for a 28-acre development
One of Brooklyn’s most polluted waterways will soon be home to a new network of green spaces