The destruction of indigenous artifacts and documents was a personal blow for the descendants of Brazil’s oldest inhabitants, who had long fought to preserve their heritage.
“A House to Die In,” by Bjarne Melgaard and Snohetta, has been scuttled by Oslo authorities after debate over its impact on a nearby studio of Edvard Munch.
For years, men have made up the vast majority of public monuments in this country. A series of campaigns are now pressing for women to get their (monumental) due.
Over 28 years, the arts administrator helped spearhead the refurbishment of a once-seedy district and kept several classic theaters in use.
Revenue is down and talks with Temple University abruptly fell through, city officials said. Now they don’t know when the museum will reopen.
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.
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.