The Queensboro Bridge Opened 109 Years Ago Today; Who Are the People in Architectural Renderings?

Posted On Mon, March 30, 2015 By

Posted On Mon, March 30, 2015 By In Daily Link Fix

  • On March 30th, 1906, the Queensboro Bridge opened to traffic and forever changed the fabric of Queens. [Brownstoner Queens]
  • In the wake of last week’s East Village building explosion, new reports show that it could cost up to $26 billion to replace all the city’s leak-prone gas mains. [Crain’s]
  • A lecture tomorrow will look at how the sounds of the city may be negatively affecting our psychological and physical health. [92Y]
  • A capella music video “Uptown Passover” filmed on the UWS is a fun tribute to the holiday. [West Side Rag]
  • The secret lives of the tiny people in architectural renderings… there’s more to it than you’d think. [Gizmodo]
  • New app Departures NYC lets you find a bus stop just by holding up your smart phone. [CityLab]

Images: The Queensboro Bridge in 1909 (L); People swimming in a rendering for One Riverside Park Tower 17A (R)

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