Archivist Rick Prelinger’s Filmic Glimpse of Demolished New York

A captivating urban history lesson crafted from old home movies and even “process plates” from commercial films, “Lost Landscapes of New York” is an archivist’s vision of a demolished NYC. Rick Prelinger has assembled a filmic piece that explores the complexity of NYC’s developments—revealing many well-known areas before their contemporary development. From neighborhood street views in Harlem and Williamsburg to a ride through Grand Central …