Great Piggery War Was an Early Gentrification Battle; Meet the Man with the Most Pizza Boxes in the World

Posted On Mon, February 2, 2015 By

Posted On Mon, February 2, 2015 By In Daily Link Fix

  • Gentrification battles can be traced back to the 1850s when Midtown West’s many piggeries were set to be replaced with apartments. [NYP]
  • Vote for building of the year in 14 categories featuring thousands of projects from all corners of the globe. [ArchDaily]
  • Tour a cozy Carroll Gardens apartment that was six years in the making. [Apartment Therapy]
  • Here’s what the Williamsburg waterfront looked like in 1992, long before Smorgasburg. [Free Williamsburg]
  • Scott Wiener, who runs Scott’s Pizza Tours, has the largest collection of pizza boxes in the world —  750 cartons from 50 different countries. [NYDN]
  • The secrets behind Shake Shack’s $1.6 billion branding. [Fast Co. Design]

Images: Piggery War (L); Pizza box via joshbousel via photopin cc (R)

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