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Patrick D. Pagnano Empire Roller Skating Collection

Call Number






25 items
Digital photographic images in tiff format.

Language of Materials

English .


25 black-and-white digital photographs of the Empire Roller Skating Rink in Crown Heights.

Biographical note

Italian-American photographer Patrick D. Pagnano was born in in 1947 in Chicago, IL. He attended Columbia College Chicago before moving New York City with his wife Kari. He was hired as a photojournalist, but spent his free time persuing his own photography work. His book Shot on the Street was published in 2002. His work has been widely exhibited.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 25 black-and-white digital prints scanned from 35 mm film representing the Empire Roller Skating Rink in Crown Heights.

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.


Copyright to these images is held by Kari D. Pagnano.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Kari D. Pagnano, 2019.

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Existence and Location of Copies

The digitized portions of this collection are available on our digital collections under the call number prefix PAGN.

Collection processed by

Sarah Quick, Reference Archivist

About this Guide

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2024-02-17 19:17:54 +0000.
Language: Description is written in: English, Latin script.


Brooklyn Collection
Center for Brooklyn History
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201