Technologies come and go, but libraries are forever.
Come 2020, new gallery will feature a rotating trove of artifacts drawn from NYPL’s 46 million-strong collection of treasures
How the master of horror got his first big break—and how his wife inspired him.
Editor’s Note: A long essay, which contains some background on our nation that I’d not been fully aware of. Historically, we seem to have twin beliefs that are long in conflict, and it helps place our current divided republic in some context. Recommended read.
A long-overdue excavation of the book that Hitler called his “bible,” and the man who wrote it
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is thrilled to announce that the Lou Reed Archive has been processed and is now available to users. The Lou Reed Archive documents the history of Reed’s life as a musician, composer, poet, writer, photographer, and tai-chi student through his own extensive papers, photographs, recordings and other materials. The archive spans Reed’s creative life—from his 1958 Freeport High School band, the Shades, to his final performances in 2013.
The sprawling warehouse, which was once used as a holding warehouse for train engines, is now a well-designed community space.