Tuesday, April 13, 2010

History in the Making: Park Slope Ownage Edition



Park Slope, snow and Volkswagen, January 1978, photo by Dinandi Nooney (courtesy Google Life images)

Why was Park Slope named the best neighborhood in New York City? Being one of the city's largest landmarked districts probably helps. [New York Daily News]

Say it's 1900, you're injured and you happen to be at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Here are your health care providers: [Shorpy]

There's never a wrong time to revisit Emma Lazarus. [Tenement Museum Blog]

Take a closer look at Roosevelt Island's strange, fabulous pneumatic trash tubes at a new exhibit on the island, “FAST TRASH: Roosevelt Island‘s Pneumatic Tubes and the Future of Cities.” [New York Times]

Gothamist takes a lovely photographic look at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on its 140th birthday. [Gothamist]

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