What We're Reading: Our Weekly Reading List, March 18, 2016

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


Happy anniversary, Eleanor and Franklin! Roosevelt was an avid birder; "his passion would mold his—and his country’s—ideas about protecting the land." After all, FDR was one of the greatest Conservationist of his time. (In case you missed it, here's our newsletter all about FDR, conservation, and the Park.)

The call to reboot Guantánamo as “a state-of-the-art marine research institution and peace park." On Rikers, a sinking jail and how Miami Beach is spending to stay above sea level. Are we letting our cities decay

What renaming a failed brand taught this design non-profit. We love these incredible 3D braille maps!