History in the making – 12/13

If any of you have room in your apartments for the legendary Astroland rocket, please let them know. [Kinetic Carnival]

Hotrodding down Bedford Avenue in the 1930s [Gowanus Lounge]

An archaeological dig in Riverside Park reveals information about the great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton [New York Times]

Did they really destroy Bob Dylan’s Chelsea Hotel room to “shore up an unstable wall”? [Hotel Chelsea Blog]

Want to see a subway ride from 1905? It’s kind of like a subway ride from today, but stay until the 5:10 minute mark [Second Avenue Sagas]

Louis DeSalvio — one of the players in the death of Robert Moses‘s stillborn Lower Manhattan Expressway [Knickerbocker Village]

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