The Met delays its new $600M wing; photographing NYC’s abandoned coffee cups

Posted On Thu, January 12, 2017 By

Posted On Thu, January 12, 2017 By In Daily Link Fix

  • Following a $31 million deficit, the Met will delay its new $600 million Modern and contemporary art wing by up to seven years, instead focusing on roof/skylight work in the European paintings galleries. [NYT]
  • In his series “Morning Joe,” photographer David Joseph captures discarded, abandoned coffee cups on the streets of NYC. [Untapped]
  • The city’s 3.3 million immigrants, who make up 40 percent of the population, contribute $10 billion annually to NYC taxes. [Metro]
  • More than 4.5 million tourists sailed to the Statue of Liberty in 2016, the most ever. [DNAinfo]
  • The Interior Department announced 24 new National Historic Landmarks, including NYC’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. [U.S. DOI]
  • An unidentified buyer paid $65.6 million for one of 432 Park’s penthouses, the second-highest sale at the building to date. [TRD]

From “Morning Joe” (R)

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