FEMA finally agrees to update flood-zone maps; Can Tavern on the Green reclaim its iconic status?

Posted On Tue, October 18, 2016 By

Posted On Tue, October 18, 2016 By In Daily Link Fix

  • Fashion designer Betsey Johnson has dropped the price of her Upper East Side condo to less than she originally paid for it. [NYO]
  • Mayor de Blasio and FEMA announce plans to update the city’s FEMA maps after complaints that as many as one-third of homes didn’t belong in the flood zones. [ABC7]
  • 10 anti-Trump works of public art across the city. [Untapped]
  • After years of contention over who would take over the once-iconic Tavern on the Green (including a proposal by Donald Trump), it reopened in 2014, but still can’t find its footing. [NYP]
  • Thomas Woltz, principal of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architecture (the firm responsible for Hudson Yards), has a fresh approach to urban parks. [Fast Co. Design]
  • Michael Ford’s “hip-hop architecture” believes culture and the built environment work hand in hand. [Curbed]

 

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