What We're Reading: Our Weekly Reading List

A weekly round-up of articles and essays selected by the Four Freedoms Park Conservancy staff. We're a little late with this week's reading list. We hope you enjoy! Happy Monday, all!


The unique architecture of Rockaway Boardwalk. Robin Hood Gardens' modernist, brutalist architecture. Plans for renovating the MLK Library have changed to meet preservation standards, and proposals for a World War I Memorial in DC please classists, and anger preservationists. 

In praise of the diving board and finding love in a park. (Awww, #parklove!) We can't wait to ride Battery Conservancy's new underwater-themed carousel! And the lost art of wandering

HBO's new mini-series, 'Show Me A Hero,' talks the future of cities with David Simon and Cory Booker.