Power of Place

Spring 2022

Pratt’s location in Brooklyn, and New York City at large, sits at the heart of creative explosion—and Pratt people are part of the fabric of this place. This special issue of Prattfolio, the magazine of Pratt Institute, is a tribute to the ways we engage with our city in our work, create communities here, and dwell in its magic.

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In this issue

Community members of all ages dance with hands raised on one of Weeksville Heritage Center's lawns
Activating an Archive of Black Life in Brooklyn

Pratt Faculty and Students Collaborate with the Weeksville Community on an Oral History Project to Shape the Future

The undulating form of Little Island viewed from the Esplanade
A Gift to New York When New York Could Use It

Pratt Institute Professor Signe Nielsen, Landscape Architect of Little Island, Joins Fellow Experts in Conversation About Hudson River Park’s Inspired New Addition

Local Network

Pratt Alumni Shape a Connected, Creative Brooklyn, and Beyond


  • Vice President of Communications and Marketing
    • Jim Kempster
  • Senior Editor
    • Jean Hartig
  • Director of Creative Services
    • David Frisco
  • Graphic Designers
    • Eury Kim
    • Robert McConnell
  • Copy Editor
    • Brandhi Williamson
  • Project Manager
    • Erica Dagley Galea
  • Class Notes Editor
    • Lexi Anderson, BFA Writing ’21
  • Director of Web and Digital Communications
    • Sarah Hromack
  • Developer
    • Alex Weiss Hills
  • Social Media Coordinator
    • Julianna Dow

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