Intersection | Prospect Heights

Exposing change through individual stories. Take a new look at the present through experiences of the not-too-distant past.


Featured in Brooklyn Magazine

‘Before Brooklyn’s “Newest Neighborhood” Pacific Park Arrives, a Reflection on How Things Were’

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Featured in Urban Omnibus

“Embedding Histories in a Changing Prospect Heights”

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Power of Perception

Engaging youth and communities through media in collaboration with the Laundromat Project

Power of Perception

168 App

An app for mindfulness, to help you focus and balance your most precious asset, your time


Collected media & publications

View media coverage of our approach and read our scholarship on everyday place, image, and creative collaborative pedagogy.

Collected publications

Buscada on CNN!

Watch this short video by CNN on Buscada’s Visual Urbanist practice and Layered SPURA project.

Buscada on CNN

Working with People

Keywords for civic engagement –
a critical pedagogy & participatory media project


Layered SPURA / City Studio

Visual urbanism, engaged pedagogy & long-term community collaborations to make space for dialogue at a contested site


What we do

About Buscada

The Triangle Fire Open Archive

Using the digital humanities to create a collaborative online space to tell of the Triangle Fire’s importance today

Triangle Fire Open Archive

Guided Tour

Unearthing crucial stories of everyday lives in urban neighborhoods through participatory photographic research

Guided Tour
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Creating Places for Dialogue

Buscada uses art, design and social research to work with communities and organizations, making safe spaces for dialogue toward a more just city.

Our fields of expertise
Civic engagement
Digital & public humanities
Visual urbanism
Place-making & place-keeping

Work with us
Interested in creative community collaboration? Learn what we make and who we are.

People are saying

The Intersection guidebooks are “little jewels that meld map and memoir.”
- Brooklyn Magazine

Buscada are "some of the most creative scholar/practitioners in the public humanities."
- Marci Reaven, New-York Historical Society

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Intersection|Prospect Heights : A few places it popped up

We installed almost 20 Intersection|Prospect Heights popup exhibitions in everyday places all around Prospect Heights. These included the supermarket, the library, the hardware store, dry cleaners and bars, among other places. One of the highlights of the project was forming relationships with these businesses and the ways that they came to host the project, and in […]

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Intersection | Prospect Heights : Process in pictures

A sneak peek into the process of bringing Intersection|Prospect Heights to the public. A few of our favorite moments of making it happen, in pictures.

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