Elsewhere

Burnham 2.0: A Patchwork Plan for the High-Speed Rail City: a friend from undergrad and his wife organized this exhibit, which opens Sat 8 Nov at the Chicago History Museum. Congratulations, David and Romina!

50 Cent To Have a Queens Park Renamed “Curtis Jackson Park”: local boy makes good in his alleged shooter’s ol’ hood.

City Parks Blog: a joint effort of the Center for City Park Excellence at the Trust for Public Land and the City Parks Alliance to chronicle the news and issues of the urban park movement.

Casey Trees DC Tree Planting Program: offers $50 rebates for trees planted on private property in Washington DC.

Vintage Dutch Arnhem Map: yummy cartography in shades of pink and teal.

Detroit Revives a Hotel and Some Hope: the grand, Italian Renaissance-style Book Cadillac hotel has been completely restored and just reopened in downtown Detroit.

Porter Polaroid Project: dreamy Polaroid images of strange sights, mostly in Brooklyn.

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