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Monthly Archives: February, 2013

The Photographer’s Mirror

Like a patient waiting for a miracle cure, New York City embraced the arrival of¬†photography as the perfect elixir. It was the missing ingredient for the modern city, a tool … Continue reading

February 26, 2013 · 20 Comments

What the Academy Took from Broadway

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was born 86 years ago this June.¬† Its conception was announced at a banquet dinner, and all 36 attendees were named founding … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Century of Grand Central Terminal

There’s no place like Grand Central. The sheer scale and elegance of the main concourse transforms the daily commute into a complex choreography as commuters and tourists negotiate through the … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

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