History in the making – 1/26

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, as it looked in 1903, before its additions. (And the picture below is from another angle and another year — 1905) Source: Library of Congress via pingnews.

Maybe walk your dog elsewhere
Skeletons found in Washington Square Park [The City Room]

Renwick Ruins no closer to being un-ruined
Beaureacracy theatens Roosevelt Island’s spookiest landmark [Roosevelt Island 360]

Why does Williamsburg smell like gas? [Gowanus Lounge]

Is it Halloween again?
Ghost windows in Carroll Gardens.[Lost City]

Takin’ a hike
A short history of changing Eighth Street in the Villaage, once the home of Patricia Field and THE street to buy affordable funky shoes. [Flaming Pablum]

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