What We're Reading: Our Weekly Reading List, June 3, 2016

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


Our must-read this week: 
Life above 800 feet on a city relentlessly on the rise: New York, New York

San Francisco's tent cities. The homeless in America are getting old. 

The dictator's architecture and what western architects can learn from Africa. Rescuing Roosevelt Island's rare abstract WPA murals, and restoring one of the world's oldest libraries. A progressive synagogue finds a new home. Stunning memorials for the future, and designing modern mosques.

The interesting connection between a tamale vendor who died in 1964 and freedom of worship in Wyoming today. The Olympians competing for Team Refugee. Frog and Toad