Of NYC’s 150 historic statues, only five are female; inside Carnegie Hall’s secret archives

Posted On Wed, January 18, 2017 By

Posted On Wed, January 18, 2017 By In Daily Link Fix

  • There are 145 statues around the city honoring historical male figures, but only five for women. The Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Statue Fund hopes to change this. [Gothamist]
  • The Department of Finance estimates that NYC’s real estate is now worth $1.16 trillion. [TRD]
  • Did you know there are more than 300,000 historical artifacts in Carnegie Hall’s archives, from Tchaikovsky’s opening-night program to the Beatles’ booking slip. [Atlas Obscura]
  • The State Senate voted to cancel the city’s five-cent plastic bag fee, which was supposed to go into effect next month. [Grub Street]

Images: The Eleanor Roosevelt Monument in Riverside Park via Wally Gobetz/Flickr (L); Carnegie Hall (R)



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