The forgotten City Hall station was the original terminal of New York’s subway system. It opened on the evening of October 27, 1904, along with 27 other Interborough Rapid Transit (I.R.T.) stations up to 145th Street on the west side. The inauguration began with a private ride conducted by Mayor George McClellan and ended with a fascinated public standing in awe of the strange new technology.
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The discovery of this Georgia O’Keeffe painting hanging unprotected on William and Mary’s campus is what sparked the idea of a campus art museum. Check out our official website to learn more about the founding of the Muscarelle!
The Muscarelle Museum of Art is on Tumblr. WHY DIDN’T ANYONE TELL ME?!?
I don’t draw anymore. I used to so enjoy making these frenetic sketches of fellow airplane passengers, patrons at coffee shops, and passersby in city centers. I can’t remember where or when I did this one, but I haven’t so much as doodled something in years.
One in a series by Judith Peck inspired by John Rawls’ concept of the “veil of ignorance,” which asks us to consider how we would craft social policy and distribute resources if we were unaware of our status and assets.