Is the Roosevelt Island Lighthouse Finally Restored?

As photos by historian Judith Berdy show, the Roosevelt Island Lighthouse restoration is nearly completed. The heavy equipment is gone, and the glass and top

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The Smallpox Hospital, History in the Solitude of Winter

In the solitude of late winter, Roosevelt Island’s historic Smallpox Hospital exposes its graceful isolation, without leafy trees or tourists intervening. by David Stone The

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A Restored Piece of History: The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

Amanda Matthews’s The Girl Puzzle, honoring Nellie Bly’s life and influence, brought a crowd, but the nearly restored Roosevelt Island Lighthouse reflects an impressive commitment

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