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Time to Reform the NYC Landmarks Commission

NYC Walks Blog 5 Time to Reform the New York City Landmark Commission:  The Balance between Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses © 2017 by Dr. Philip Ernest Schoenberg #ghost Washington Square Arch in 1905 Edward Glaeser, a Harvard University economics professor, argues in “Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter,…

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Jewish Heritage Mural of the Lower East Side

In 1972, the New York City Mayor John Lindsey’s administration’s administration funded CityArts, a longtime public art organization that paired professional artists and teenage students to create mosais and murals around New York City. CityArts partnered with Young Israel, a multi-cultural youth group of the Lower East Side, at the Educational Alliance, to…

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