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Worldport

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On June 20, 2013
Major bummer that the Worldport at JFK is going to be demolished. I suppose it was pretty well inevitable given the space considerations at the airport, but it’s a pretty bloody cool piece of Cold War architecture. It’s also a good time to note that the National Trust for Historic Preservation named its 11 Most […]

Bloomberg

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On February 10, 2013

I’m not sure that giant giveaways of the playgrounds of public housing units to wealthy developers in order to build luxury housing is the best way to change New York City. Unless you are Michae

New York’s Future

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On November 4, 2012
I found these proposals to re-reengineer New York City pretty interesting. Essentially there are 3–create marshlands on the edge of Manhattan to serve as a buffer against rising sea levels and big storms while also placing permeable roads that would allow storms to seep into the soil, create oyster beds which do the same and […]

1984 circa 2012

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On September 16, 2012

Is Michael Bloomberg starring in a new version of 1984 on Broadway? If so, this would be a good poster for the play. What, you mean this is a serious poster meant to intimidate the people of New York.

Highway

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On August 3, 2012

For those Thursday night drivin’ Robert Moses road lovin’ readers out there, here’s Hilary Harris’ 1958 paean to the road, Highway. Share

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