Revenue is down and talks with Temple University abruptly fell through, city officials said. Now they don’t know when the museum will reopen.
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Amid criticism, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission voted 6 to 1 in favor of the museum’s revised expansion.
Critics say the plan would still destroy the mansion’s gated garden as well as its music room, a chamber concert venue.
A lesbian bar from the 1920s. A “fairy den” from the 1890s. An Ecstasy-fueled disco from the 1990s. Celebrating the hidden places in Manhattan where gay night life once flourished.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation will start a campaign to rehabilitate Simone’s birthplace — which two years ago was on the brink of destruction.
Beyond the Battery and the Great White Way lies Broadway’s less-traveled northern stretch: Manhattan’s Inwood section. A walking tour and photo essay reveal its treasures.
The reconstruction of an underground army, one of China’s greatest treasures, would become an archaeologist’s crowning achievement.
The house, called Steepletop, has been preserved the way Millay left it, and is seeking funds to stay open to visitors.
A plan would transform an old Holland America Line warehouse into a kind of Ellis Island sister-site, recalling those who made the passage to America.
The intimate yet dazzling Margravial Opera House in Bayreuth, Germany, built in 1748, reopens after a six-year renovation.