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The Octagon

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Roosevelt Island's Octagon building has a long history. It started out as a "lunatic asylum" and ended up as a high-end apartment building. Short Wave Rookies wanted to learn more about the history of the place.

Contributors:

Rookie Reporter Cynthia Blanco, Rookie Reporter Ydalmi Estrella and Rookie Reporter Isora Lithgow

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