Updates on the NYPL Renovation Plan (updated)

The New York Public Library renovation plan has generated a number of articles in the media and online. The plan, which was subsequently modified and partly withdrawn by the Library’s board, involved selling the Mid Manhattan and SIBL branches and using the sale proceeds to renovate the Schwarzman building at 42nd Street. The renovation for […]

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A brief update on the NYPL’s renovation

The original New York Public Library elevation (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York has a brief notice on the New York Public Library’s planned renovation, with links.  The blogger, Jeremiah Moss, reports that the New York City Landmarks Commission has approved the Library’s plan to renovate the landmark Fifth Avenue location. The plans include removing […]

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YouTube – Swearing-In of David S. Ferriero as Tenth Archivist of the United States

YouTube- Swearing-In of David S. Ferriero as Tenth Archivist of the United StatesOnce you get past the 30 seconds of (very slow playing credits), U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer (who administered the oath) had some nice things to say about documents. (Ferriero moved to NARA from the New York Public Library.)

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