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WSJ: A Visitor Center Where Poe Heard a Knocking

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703859304576305412028515384.html Splashy new architecture attracts a blaze of attention, but it’s the carefully conceived small projects that have the real impact on everyday lives. Such is the case with the Poe Park Visitor Center, an incongruously elegant, modern little structure stranded on a bit of parkland in the hurly-burly of the Bronx between the Grand […]

DNAinfo: NYU’s Expansion Plans

GREENWICH VILLAGE — New York University’s plans for a massive 2.5-million-square-foot expansion began winding its way through the public review process on Tuesday, with residents and elected officials calling for the plan to be scaled back. Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer Stringer suggested the school nix a proposed 180,000-square-foot hotel and back down from acquiring […]

DNAinfo: NYU's Expansion Plans

GREENWICH VILLAGE — New York University’s plans for a massive 2.5-million-square-foot expansion began winding its way through the public review process on Tuesday, with residents and elected officials calling for the plan to be scaled back. Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer Stringer suggested the school nix a proposed 180,000-square-foot hotel and back down from acquiring […]

Six to Celebrate Tour Mount Morris Park–TOMORROW!!

http://hdc.org/6tocelebrate-tour-mount-morris.htm Come join us for a series of tours throughout 2011, highlighting our Six to Celebrate neighborhoods. The residential area surrounding Mount Morris Park in Harlem includes elegant rowhouses and larger apartment buildings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries in Romanesque Revival, Neo-Grec and Queen Anne styles. Come join tour leader John Reddick […]

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