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Take a trip to Staten Island for tale that intertwines the life of Antonio Meucci – the man credited by some as inventing the telephone – with sound, mermaids and crazy inventions that can't be real. Or can they? We caught up with Justin Bennett and Matthea Harvey to talk about their fascinating project. Read more
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Enticed by mermaids, the Antonio Meucci’s telettrofono, and the idea of finally making the trip out to Staten Island, This Big City got on the 1 train towards South Ferry and made the trip across on the Staten Island Ferry to take part in the Guggenheim’s Stillspotting Telettrofono experience. Read more
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As the needs of cities change, older buildings can find themselves redundant. The challenge is to find a new purpose for these buildings, one which is historically respectful but meets the modern needs of a city. That is exactly what has happened in one development in Toronto. Read more