What We're Reading: Our Weekly Reading List, March 11, 2016

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


We are thrilled to be the recipient of a NYS Park and Trail Partnership Program grant

Celebrating International  Women's Day with 15 exceptional projects designed by female architects, and remembering the incredible work of Eleanor Roosevelt.  

Around town: Japanese architecture at the MoMa. New York's Yiddish Theater exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York. (Shout out to the incredible team at Pure & Applied who designed the Yiddish Theater exhibit and fdr4freedoms.org!) On the Veterans Room at the Park Avenue Armory, and the Santiago Calatrava's WTC transportation hub. A first look at the Great Pyramid of West 57th St, and revisiting the new-old Met Breuer. Janette Sadik-Khan on asphalt, Staten Island and the adrenaline of infrastructure.

And further afield: How people manipulate their surroundings on display at SCAD. This preschool doubles as an urban farm. Beyond Detroit's ruin porn.