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Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum
  • The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum, the city’s first institution focused on the music genre, is headed for Midtown and Harlem in 2017. [Daily News]
  • Track Santa, visit the North Pole, and find the best neighborhood light displays with these holiday-themed apps. [NY1]
  • An historic automat façade was revealed on 104th Street and Broadway. [West Side Rag]
  • Remembering Gimbels Department Store. [Daytonian in Manhattan]
  • If everyone in Manhattan drove instead of taking public transportation, the city would need 48 new bridges each with eight lanes of traffic. [Vox]
  • The top 10 NYC street art graffiti pieces of 2014. [Untapped]

Images: Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum rendering via Terrance Healy & Associates and Zubatkin & Associates (L); The 48 new bridges Manhattan would need if everyone drove via Matt Taylor

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4D-Printed Dress, MoMA, Nervous System, Kinematics
  • MoMA gets the first 4D-printed dress, which automatically changes shape. [Dezeen]
  • More people in cities today live in poverty than in 1970. [Next City]
  • Ever take a ride on the number 11 train? There’s a quirky history behind this subway sign. [Forgotten NY]
  • And here’s a list of 16 more things you probably didn’t know about the NYC subway. [Thrillist]
  • Check out this round up of 16 (must be today’s lucky number!) old-school Lower East Side stores with staying power. [The Lo-Down]
  • A new book, Training Days: The Subway Artists Then and Now, presents the first-person accounts of 12 infamous graffiti writers of the 1970s. [Fast Co. Design]

Images: 4D-printed dress via Nervous System (L); Number 12 train via Wiki Commons (R)

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Scarface "Little Paradise" interior

Images: Scarface home (left), 41st St hotel (right)


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