Today, in an article filled with interesting details, the Roosevelt Island Historical Society posted an article about the many, diverse plans over time for the Island. Not only the Temple of Dendur, now a fixture at the Met, but also a Tivoli Garden and a population of… wait for it…. 70,000.
The article is by Stephen Blank. Read on and find out what might have been instead of what is.
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Opening Reception: Thursday, October 21 from 5-8 pm 2021 Venue: Octagon Gallery – 888 Main St. Roosevelt Island, NY 10044 Also from the Roosevelt Island Daily davidstone1313 See author's posts
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