Category Archives: NYC
Some view from up there. We had seen some photos, but here is HD video of the spire being hoisted to the top of the new World Trade Center.
Here is a photograph from the installation of the Blue Whale Exhibit at the Museum of Natural History, taken in 1969. I remember seeing this for the first time on a class trip, and being completely awed by the size … Continue reading
With climate change in full gear, and the climate dice loaded for explosive weather events, it’s unnerving to read about how exposed New York City is to disaster, when, not if, a major storm surge hits home. Check out this … Continue reading
Radio Controlled airplanes shaped like people were sent flying over New York City. Quite a spectacle.
Dubbed +Pool, this Kickstarter project aims to build a floating swimming pool in a NYC river. The pool would use filtered river water. Check it out
Population of Manhattan by year, interestingly, population peaked in 1910 Year Inhabitants 1698 4,937 1703 4,375 1712 5,840 1723 7,248 1731 8,622 1737 10,664 1746 11,717 1749 13,294 1756 13,046 1771 21,863 1790 33,131 1800 60,489 1810 96,373 1820 123,706 … Continue reading