Tag: nyc

Oct 12, 2022

Visiting One of the “Mole People” Living in NYC Tunnels

Visiting One of the "Mole People" Living in NYC Tunnels

Documentary filmmaker Erik K. Swanson interviews Walter, one of New York City’s “mole people.”

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Aug 21, 2022

What Happened to Charles Schwab’s Mansion in Manhattan?

What Happened to Charles Schwab's Mansion in Manhattan?

Explore the luxurious rooms of steel magnate Charles M. Schwab’s NYC mansion.

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Aug 18, 2022

Why a Historic Theater in New York City Was Lifted 30 Feet Into the Air

Why a Historic Theater in New York City Was Lifted 30 Feet Into the Air

I’m impressed at how they were able to get around building codes.

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Aug 16, 2022

Residents of an NYC Building Paid Rent for a Cleaning Woman Who Worked There for 20 Years

Residents of an NYC Building Paid Rent for a Cleaning Woman Who Worked There for 20 Years

I’m not crying! You’re crying!

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Jul 28, 2022

New York City’s Plans to Defend Itself From Rising Sea Levels

New York City's Plans to Defend Itself From Rising Sea Levels

By 2050, US coastlines are expected to rise by at least one foot.

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Jul 9, 2022

How One Man Uncovered a Dumpster Full of Artwork Worth Millions

How One Man Uncovered a Dumpster Full of Artwork Worth Millions

What an amazing find!

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Jul 9, 2022

Why New Housing Construction in the U.S. is So Controversial

Why New Housing Construction in the U.S. is So Controversial

While bland architecture can symbolize displacement, research shows that they can actually help fight it.

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Jun 14, 2022

Why Is New York City Always Covered in Scaffolding?

Why Is New York City Always Covered in Scaffolding?

Weird laws get weird outcomes.

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Jun 4, 2022

New York City’s Forgotten Underground Tunnels

New York City’s Forgotten Underground Tunnels

Let’s go exploring!

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Apr 18, 2022

Colorized Footage of New York City’s Waterfront in the 1940s

Colorized Footage of New York City’s Waterfront in the 1940s

I love these glimpses into the past!

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