What We're Reading: Our Weekly Reading List, August 28, 2015

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


Obama Presidential Center's architectural RFQ. Renovating Marcel Breuer's iconic building, the former Whitney Museum.

Banksy's Dismaland, and the decline of the traditional seaside resort. Inside Battery Park's trippy seaglass carousel and 10 years of life after Katrina put New Orleans under water. On the US Marine Corps’ first African-American aviator, Frank Peterson Jr.

The history of the Roosevelt Island tramway. Are we sacrificing the right to walk? Leaving the bags behind after you walk the dog. Copyright infringement and the graffiti artistRoanoke and the value of guns