What We're Reading: Our Weekly Reading List, July 29, 2016

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


Renovating Marcel Breuer’s brutalist Central Library in Atlanta, and constructing the world’s tallest timber tower. "After six decades, the Four Seasons, as stately as ever in its glass box off Park Avenue, will complete its last service on Saturday."

Frank Lloyd Wright sites don't make cut for UN World Heritage list, and visiting Frank Lloyd Wright country. Michael Kimmelman on the challenges – and opportunities – facing New York, and "New York is rapidly evolving beyond a Manhattan-centric identity."

The Olympians on team refugee. "I think of Uber as a modern-day version of the Works Progress Administration during the Depression." How much do you know about presidents and food?