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New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering    
 
    
 
  Jan 17, 2018
 
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HI-UY 3034/W History of New York’s Urban Infrastructure

4 Credits
This survey of New York City’s infrastructure concentrates on water, sanitation and public health, electrical and communications systems, the development of housing and real estate, the security infrastructure and plans for the future. The course explores how the city’s political economy has shaped its physical environment and how technological innovations have made the city modern and postmodern.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of first year writing requirements
Note: Satisfies a humanities and social sciences elective.



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