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WNYC News

NY Public Library President Defends Renovation Plans

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Four years of planning, and a $300 million price tag. But the New York Public Library’s large-scale renovation still isn’t impressing a prominent architecture critic. In his review of the project Wednesday, Michael Kimmelman of the New York Times says loud and clear, “I’m not buying it.”

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WNYC News

Chic Renovations for South Street Seaport Met With Mixed Reaction

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The rickety wood docks and faux-boat house at the South Street Seaport are a rustic charm to some. But now, a proposal for replacing the boxy red structure known as Pier 17 with a three-story glass building that includes an expansive rooftop auditorium is drawing attention.

Tell us what you think of the proposed plan for Pier 17.

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Features

NY Historical Society Prepares to Re-Open after $70 Million Renovation

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

The city's oldest museum is getting ready to re-open its doors on Friday after a three-year, $70 million renovation. The New York Historical Society Museum and Library has been closed for construction since February.

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WNYC News

New York Historical Society Set to Update Look

Monday, January 31, 2011

The New York Historical Society is hoping to make history itself.

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