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Albert Winston Kinser, who went by 'Winston', and his brother John Douglas Kinser, 'Doug', had grown...

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Butler Pitch and Putt Story
January 11, 2010

The original Texas State Capitol building, also at this location, burned down in 1881. The new building...

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Texas State Capitol- Story of Construction
January 11, 2010

Elisabet Ney was a German immigrant and an artist who was already accomplished as a sculptor during her...

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About Elisabet Ney
January 11, 2010

William Sidney Porter, the man behind the pen name of O Henry, was born in North Carolina in 1862. He...

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The Story of O. Henry
January 11, 2010

Claes Oldenburg was born in Sweden and moved with his family to the US in the 1930s. He is best known...

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"The Store"
June 15, 2010

The historic electrical underbelly of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) stands at 58th Street...

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Con Edison Building
June 16, 2010

In the spring of 2006, nearly 60 young trees were found pulled and left for dead in Inwood Hill Park,...

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Inwood Hill Park Tree Massacre
June 16, 2010

The Omni Parker House Hotel's rich history is well documented in its own window displays and its oddly...

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Proposal in the Omni Parker House Hotel
June 22, 2010

Cobble Court was once located at York Ave and 71st Street. It was moved to its current location by Sven...

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House Moved?
June 28, 2010

During the mid 1980s, 57 Great Jones Street was the house and studio of neo-expressionist painter and...

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Jean-Michel Basquiat Studio
July 1, 2010

The artist Gordon Matta-Clark is best known for his site specific cutouts of industrial buildings, in...

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Food by Gordon Matta-Clark
December 7, 2010

The artist Jeffrey Lew was an energetic supporter of his artist friends in Soho. Moving into the derelict...

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112 Workshop
December 7, 2010

Sometimes in a prison, there are thieves on both sides of the bars. In 1965, Spanish surrealist...

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Art Thieves at Riker's Island
December 8, 2010

Washington Square Park is very popular among picnickers, musicians, artists, and people seeking an escape...

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The Hangman's Elm
December 7, 2010