MORNING BULLETIN: HISTORY, FROM THE APTHORP MANSION TO ANNIE HALL AND RAINN WILSON


Photo by Avi.

July 31, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 82 Degrees.

Notices:
The Public Theater is offering a family-friendly matinee performance of Into the Woods at the Delacorte on August 22.

Gale Brewer sent a letter to the DOT asking whether school zone parking restrictions apply in the summer. No word on the response yet.

News:
Back in the 18th Century, the Apthorp Mansion was a site to see at 91st Street and Columbus Avenue, perhaps the finest building on the whole island. It was torn down in 1891, but the Apthorp apartment building on 79th Street pays tribute to the old mansion. (Ephemeral New York)

Comparing images from Annie Hall with the New York of today. (Scouting New York, part 1 and part 2)

Rainn Wilson (Dwight from The Office) was sexy/scary in Central Park in 1992, according to this photo he posted on Instagram.

The city is giving Columbia $15 million for its engineering school. (NY Times)

Attractive listing agents can boost the price of your house. Nope, life ain’t fair. (Malcolm Carter)

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    1. Helene says:

      first 2 pictures of the present day Apthorp building on 78-79 st and Broadway are of the
      Belnord apartment building on 86th and Broadway