Roosevelt Landings sale tops $1.1 billion as L+M Fund Management takes over the lease for the largest of the original WIRE buildings. With RIOC’s approval, the deal closes on Wednesday, October 23rd. Advertisements
ChaShaMa, named Roosevelt Island Artist-in-Residence by the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation, subject to board approval, brings depth and connections to the art community.
RIOC Picks Amanda Matthews for Nellie Bly Monument “The Girl Puzzle” will be located in Lighthouse Park The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) selected Amanda Matthews/Prometheus Art to construct the Nellie Bly Monument. The installation lands on the northern end of Roosevelt Island at Lighthouse Park. Recently, Lighthouse Park hosted
What the hell’s going on with Blackwell House? The question popped into my head last week when I saw the historic landmark under a protective wrap again. In a Roosevelt Islander blog post, they asked, “… at what point will the condition of Blackwell House be such that it can be used for
How an Indonesian Fire hits New York City… “It is with very heavy hearts we announce that Presbyterian Orphanage in Tomohon, where we found Mathew Tendean Luce 24 years ago, was burned to the ground,” wrote Roosevelt Island based humanitarian Jim Luce. No children were harmed, but there’s a surprising
Christopher Columbus, Opposing Views adds a fresh angle to a debate we’ve had here since 2017. My critical view of the man who “discovered” America was countered by my friend, historian Ron Musto. And now, a new point of view emerges.
David Kramer’s Main Street Retail Tango hit the stage again this week. The scene was a RIOC committee meeting, and Kramer repeated his familiar footwork. The audience tapped along. The first time I saw David Kramer do the Main Street Retail Tango, it was at the Chapel of the Good