NYPL Digitizes 180,000 Historic Items; Will the Penn Station Overhaul Inherit an Old Problem?

Posted On Fri, January 8, 2016 By

Posted On Fri, January 8, 2016 By In Daily Link Fix

  • The New York Public Library has released a digital collection of more than 180,000 photographs, postcards, maps and other public-domain items. [NYT]
  • Tour the home of the architect who did a gut job on her already-renovated apartment. [The Cut]
  • Here’s what the internet looked like back in 1996, when it only had 10 million users. [Business Insider]
  • Governor Cuomo’s planned $3 billion overhaul of Penn Station looks nice, but will it do anything to rectify the transportation capacity issues? [CityLab]
  • A new Upper East Side fitness studio claims it will make you look like a Victoria’s Secret model. [DNAinfo]

Images: Historic floorplan from the NYPL Digital Collection (L); Rendering of a new Penn Station via Governor Cuomo (R)



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