A weekly round-up of articles and essays selected by the Four Freedoms Park Conservancy staff. Happy Friday, all!
Pinpointing every street tree in NYC, and walking in a New Yorker's shoes. Jacob Lawrence (who was employed through FDR's Federal Arts Project) and his Great Migration Paintings. The Whitney opens May 1!
Have you ever wondered what happens to Roosevelt Island's trash? Speaking of Roosevelt Island...Ten Days in A Mad-House: undercover dispatches in a women's insane asylum on Blackwell Island. From 1887.