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.
The remaining vestiges of Red Hook’s industrial past are slowly being lost to development
"By the time the surge gets here, it’s already too late"
New York native and Gothamist founder Jake Dobkin dispenses advice in his new book, ‘Ask a Native New Yorker’
New York City’s latest efforts to fight climate change underscore the reality that the city is facing a very tenuous future
Across the borough, many different types of structures are threatened with demolition
Kensinger’s Camera Obscura column is a cultural artifact of a period of major change in New York
Daylighting Tibbetts Brook would mark the symbolic end of centuries of industrial pollution and neglect
The tech giant’s incoming HQ2 will erase the unique industrial landscape around Anable Basin
A rezoning proposal seeks to create 1.3 million square feet of new commercial and industrial space