Here’s what the Untapped Staff is reading in the HQ today:
Is It Too Late to Save a World-Famous View? [Brownstoner]: One thing is clear to the gatherers on the steps of the Appeals Court in Brooklyn Heights: An injustice has occurred, and even after multiple lawsuits and appeals, it seems unlikely anything will be done about it.
While Urbanists Imagine NYC’s Retreat From the Coast, It’s Already Happening [Bedford + Bowery]: There were shocked murmurs at this year’s Municipal Art Society Summit when the crowd was shown a visualization of the Rockaways after the ecological displacement of hundreds of thousands of people.
- Photos: All The Good Dogs At The 2017 Tompkins Square Halloween Parade [Gothamist]: Thousands of adorable—and brave and loyal and GOOD—costumed dogs packed into Tompkins Square Park yesterday afternoon for their annual Halloween Parade.
Once So Chic and Swooshy, Freeways Are Falling Out of Favor [New York Times]: Several cities face pressure to tear down the 1960s-era mega-roads and reinstate pedestrian-friendly streets. Jane Jacobs told you so!
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