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Historic Photo: “Radio Row,” New York City (later the World Trade Center site), 1936.

This area, whose shops used to sell old vacuum tubes in the 1930s, became one of the most tragic addresses in American history.

By |2017-11-27T20:30:02-08:00November 27th, 2017|Photos|0 Comments

Streets of fire: two New York City disasters converge in space and time.

Two eerily similar fire disasters, one in 1911, another in 1958, occurred within a five-block area of New York. Are these tragedies somehow linked?

By |2017-03-19T20:30:37-07:00March 19th, 2017|Geography, History, Spotlight|2 Comments

Memory and history in architecture: My review of the 9/11 Memorial.

Does the 9/11 Memorial at "Ground Zero" serve as an effective and respectful remembrance to those who died here? I believe it does.

By |2016-08-05T20:30:23-07:00August 5th, 2016|Haunted Places, History, Spotlight, Travel|0 Comments