Scale the City’s Tallest Building for a Good Cause; Imaginative Forgotten Plans for NYC

March 24, 2015
  • Visiting a hidden shoe repair shop in Grand Central. [Jeremiah’s Vanishing NY]
  • Climb all 180 flights of stairs of One World Trade Center to support the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and Captain Billy Burke Foundation, charities that help the families of 9/11 first responders and military veterans. [amNY]
  • Astoria residents mourn the city’s decision to cut down a massive, century-old tree. [DNAinfo]
  • A moving sidewalk, a skyscraper megachurch with an underground swimming pool — check out these forgotten plans for NYC. [NYmag]
  • The 7 train extension opening is delayed again. [Curbed]
  • Every hour, hundreds of thousands of tiny plastic pieces — each one roughly the size of fine glitter — pour out of the Hudson River, into the ocean and the fish we eat. Yum. [WNYC]

Images: One World Trade Center (L); Alfred Speer’s proposed moving sidewalk (R)

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