Other Cool Things
In Brooklyn, New York, is the former Williamsburgh Savings Bank, built in 1875.
For decades this majestic pile was grimy and overlooked.
In 2014 it reopened, as an events space, after a extraordinary restoration. The building now sparkles inside and out and it has been burnished to perfection.
There is a gallery of images here.
There is a gallery of Before/After images here.
Here is a great page packed with information. Make sure to click each link on the page. Great stuff, not to be missed.
Here is a nice NYT article.
All this makes me VERY happy. Wow. Geez. WOW!