Sunday, April 5, 2009

In Memory of Bob Guskind

Fourth Ave.
(In Memory of Bob Guskind 1958-2009)
Charcoal on Paper
9" x 29 "
Triada Samaras

The drawing above was donated today to the Kentler International Drawing Space 7th Annual "100 WORKS ON PAPER BENEFIT".
Funds raised will help support the gallery's 2009 Exhibitions and events, The Kentler Flatfiles, and the K.I.D.S. Art Education Program. We think Bob would have liked this.


With the "Protect Our Homes" petition, CORD was formed in May, 2007. This petition arose as an overwhelmingly negative response to the coming of the over-sized 360 Smith Street Development at the corner of Smith Street and Second Place (Aka Oliver House; aka 131 Second Place). This petition, which had well over three thousand signatures, led to a new zoning text amendment in summer of 2008.

To: Our Elected Officials, Community Leaders, The MTA:
(MAY, 2007)

We the undersigned Carroll Gardens homeowners and residents, are appalled by the "as of right" ruling which allows owners and developers to erect buildings in our neighborhood with no regard to the impact they will present to our quality of life and the value of our homes........