New York City conjures up an image of Manhattan’s skyscrapers, and the great lawns of Central Patk for most people. If you’re somewhat famillar with the city, chances are you’ll know about Brooklyn, and maybe even Queens and the Bronx. But what about the other borough, the fifth one. The one that only has one road connection to the rest of the city. The … Continue reading The forgotten borough?
The book Never Built New York is extremely fascinating. Once you start reading, you will find yourself flipping from page to page, reading about failed concepts to transform the city. From skyscrapers to new street grids, this book is filled with ideas on how architects, urban planners, and mayors were planning to leave their mark on the Big Apple. Some plans dating back to the late 19th century, … Continue reading Book Review: Never Built New York