Architect Wants to Build a Vertical Central Park; 42 NYC Streets Just Got Renamed

Posted On Mon, February 29, 2016 By

Posted On Mon, February 29, 2016 By In Daily Link Fix

  • Italian architect Carlo Ratti wants to build a mile-high observation tower that’s (sort of) a vertical version of Central Park. [Dezeen]
  • Without leap years, today would be July 15, 2017. [LA Times]
  • The city co-named 42 thoroughfares and public places, honoring “individuals, cultural icons and entities that made lasting contributions to New York City.” See them all mapped. [DNAinfo]
  • It’s not you. Bad doors are everywhere. [Vox]
  • Does wearing gloves to hold the subway poles and flushing public toilets with your foot really keep away germs? [NYP]
  • Staten Islanders aren’t happy about Mayor de Blasio’s light rail proposal. [Second Avenue Sagas]

Images: The Mile via Carlo Ratti (L); Joey Ramone Place (R)



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