What We're Reading: Our Weekly Reading List, July 10, 2015

A weekly round-up of articles and essays selected by the Four Freedoms Park Conservancy staff. Happy Friday, all!


Go Set a Watchman

Studio Museum in Harlem unveils design for expansion. Frank Gehry's design for the Eisenhower Memorial gets approved and Theodore Roosevelt’s Sagamore Hill home reopens its doors. In order to avoid "Railmageddon," we need new Hudson River rail tunnels. A history of New York State infrastructure and buildings named for Franklin D. Roosevelt.  

The Uni Project returns to the Park this weekend, and a vending machine distributes free books in Southeast D.C. A modern tale of the New York Stock Exchange "crash". The history and future of Marfa, Texas. On 3-D printing, "as fragile, rare, or ephemeral objects are rendered durable and plentiful, the benefits of accessibility are pitted against those of authenticity."

Presidents' fine chinaware and what you can learn from Eleanor Roosevelt's kitchen about austerity. The incredible, must-see Roosevelt Rap by FDR Library & Museum.