Building the Outer Boroughs


If any of you still check in to this site, I thought you might be interested in attending this symposium I’m organizing.  It’s taking place in the Tanger Auditorium in the Library on March 23.  For more information, click here.  RSVP to 


Ten Homes that Changed America: set your DVRs!

I thought some of you might find this program interesting.  It’s airing on PBS this Tuesday, and is in the first in a series that explores seminal buildings and urban sites in the United States.  Check it out and let me know what you think!



Incubator Babies

Thought many of you would find this interesting, in light of Friday’s discussion of Coney Island.  Listen to the audio clip for ideas on how to interview a subject about an historical place:

Babies on Display: When a Hospital Couldn’t Save Them, A Sideshow Did


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