Here’s what the Untapped Staff is reading in the HQ today:
Film Forum to Have a New Screen and More [New York Times]: Film Forum is getting a makeover. The popular downtown art house and repertory cinema will be adding a fourth screen along with buildingwide improvements, the theater announced Monday.
- Proposal divides Columbus Circle into three zones: Conquest, Slavery, and Immigration [6sqft]: Just two days after Mayor de Blasio spoke publicly of his idea to add contextual plaques to controversial statues around the city instead of razing them, Public Advocate candidate and Columbia University history professor David Eisenbach has proposed a completely different plan.
Peek at One Vanderbilt’s Glass and Terra Cotta Facade in New Mock Up [Curbed NY]: Construction is moving right along at One Vanderbilt, the supertall office tower that’s rising next to Grand Central Terminal. Though it’ll be quite some time before the skyscraper itself begins to make its presence known on the skyline, its PR team has kept the updates coming on its very active Instagram feed.
- Brooklynites at Work (Photos) [Brownstoner]: In honor of Labor Day we take a look at Brooklynites of the past hard at work in the borough. From children participating in family labor in the 19th century to 20th century war production, the vintage images depict the realities of making a living in the city.
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