Trump Tower security came in $10M less than expected; 12 sculptures arrive on the High Line

Posted On Thu, February 23, 2017 By

Posted On Thu, February 23, 2017 By In Daily Link Fix

  • The Renwick Hotel opened its Gertrude Stein Suite, the first in the historic building dedicated to a female author. [Conde Naste Traveler]
  • Though Mayor de Blasio asked for $35 million in federal funding to cover Trump Tower security for 73 days, it actually only cost $25 million. [Gothamist]
  • The Frank Lloyd Wright Revival Initiative wants to construct the architect’s unbuilt and demolished buildings. [Architect Magazine]
  • When the High Line’s Spur opens in 2018, it will feature monumental works of public art. Now on view are 12 small-scale versions of what may come. [CityLab]
  • The gritty history of the Elk Hotel, one of Times Square’s last pay-by-the-hour hotels. [Untapped]
  • NYPD’s media sensation “Hipster Cop” is retiring after 25 years. [Metro]

Bell Machine by Jonathan Berger, via Friends of the High Line

 

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