Capstones

Graduation Date

Fall 12-16-2018

First Advisor

Alia Malek

Subject Concentration

Arts & Culture

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Abstract

Reimagining Essex Street Market is a multimedia story highlighting a historic 78-year-old market on the Lower East Side that is moving to a massive mixed-used development. Using, GIFS, text, social video and photo, this project illustrates the historical and cultural significance of the market that has been a staple to the neighborhood and the immigrant communities of the Lower East Side for decades.

https://medium.com/@madeleinecrenshaw/reimagining-essex-street-market-6ebcbb704b25

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Animation by Madeleine Crenshaw.

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What is Essex Crossing?

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José Marmolejo and his mother, Irma, work seven days a week at their stall inside Essex Street Market. At the new building they will have more space and ability to hire more staff. Photo by Madeleine Crenshaw.

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Produce from Essex Farm Fruits and Vegetables. Photo by Madeleine Crenshaw.

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Meat from Luis Meat Market. Photo by Madeleine Crenshaw.

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Fish from New Star Fish Market. Photo by Madeleine Crenshaw.

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A comprehensive timeline of Essex Street Market’s history by Turnstile Tours, a local tour guide group that partners with the market for tours. Photo by Madeleine Crenshaw.

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Today, the market’s vendors reflect the diversity in the neighborhood. Photo by Madeleine Crenshaw.

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Martha Martinez enjoys a freshly squeezed juice from Tra La La Juice bar and Oaxacaneo tamales from Puebla Mexican Food after she shops for her groceries. Photo by Madeleine Crenshaw.

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Martha Martinez enjoys a freshly squeezed juice from Tra La La Juice bar and Oaxacaneo tamales from Puebla Mexican Food after she shops for her groceries. Photo by Madeleine Crenshaw.

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Inside Essex Street Market. Photo by Madeleine Crenshaw.

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At Essex Olive Oil and Spice, you can find ingredients from India, Morocco, Chile, and Italy. Photo by Madeleine Crenshaw.

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Assad Bourkadi at his stall, Essex Olive Oil and Spice. Photo by Madeleine Crenshaw.

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Essex Street Market’s new home, Essex Crossing, is part of a nine block development being built across the street from the original market. Photo by Madeleine Crenshaw.

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Essex Street Market’s new home, Essex Crossing, is part of a nine block development being built across the street from the original market. Photo by Madeleine Crenshaw.

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Reimagining Essex Street Market Teaser

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