Here’s what the Untapped Staff is reading in the HQ today:
- How ‘The Deuce’ Turned Modern NYC Back Into The Grungy 1970s NYC [Gothamist]: When we spoke to production designer Laurence Bennett a few months ago about his work on HBO’s Bernie Madoff movie, The Wizard Of Lies, he mentioned that he had another big project coming up later in the year that he was excited about: The Deuce, David Simon & George Pelecanos’s remarkable new series about the development of the pornography and sex industry around Times Square in the 1970s.
- A Downtown Skyscraper With Yachtlike Interiors [The New York Times]: At 125 Greenwich Street, a new skyscraper rising in Manhattan’s Financial District, Bizzi & Partners Development is turning the typical condominium model on its head.
- REVEALED: 27-Story Tower at Lincoln Savings Bank Site will be Tallest in East Williamsburg [6sqft]: The first renderings for the mixed-use rental development planned for 525-545 Broadway in Brooklyn’s East Williamsburg neighborhood were released this week, showing a creative reimagining of the 20th century Lincoln Savings Bank.
- Greenpoint Church Once on the Brink of Closing Celebrates 150th Anniversary [DNAinfo]: Pastor Katrina Foster, 49, an ordained Lutheran minister with a knack for turning around struggling churches, was enjoying a blissful existence in the Hamptons, overseeing two congregations and exploring the great outdoors in her spare time when she got “a call” from God to save a 150-year-old Brooklyn church.
Today’s popular Untapped Cities articles:
- 10 Things Not to Miss at the Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy
- 11 of the Last Stand-Alone Diners in NYC
- 20 Abandoned Places in NYC: Asylums, Hospitals, Power Plants, Islands, Forts