History in the making – 9/29

The baby walrus at New York Aquarium makes his debut!
[New York Aquarium]

I can’t believe I’m getting so choked up about the closing of a midtown porn house.
[Vanishing New York]

But the Domino Sugar Factory gets a reprieve — landmark status.
[Lost City]

Robert Moses nemesis Jane Jacobs, saviour of the New York ‘neighborhood’, gets a retrospective at the Municipal Art Society in midtown.

The New York Times tackles some questions about the history of the Plaza Hotel.
[Part One]
[Part Two]

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