Weekend 474.2 (Fur Coat or Underwear?)

(1) A couple more from Tomorrow-land by Joseph Tirella:

“Each group ultimately wanted the same thing—as Leary later said, ‘to weaken faith and conformity to the 1950s social order’—but each would explore their own ways of changing the culture.”

“An entirely new and different youth culture was taking shape, and in the summer of 1965, it made Moses; World Fair seem old and woefully out of date.”

(1a) ROBERT MOSES, MASTER BUILDER, IS DEAD AT 92 (NYTIMES, July 30 1981)

Bricks: “Each of the two Jones Beach bathhouses, faced with an especially expensive brick that Mr. Moses had admired on an East Side hotel, cost a million dollars.”

(2) The 1964 New York World’s Fair (YouTube)

(3) No, Dammit, Cities Are Not Dead! (The Atlantic)

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