On the UWS: Creator of the USPS Suffragette Stamp

On the UWS: Creator of the USPS Suffragette Stamp

by Claudie Benjamin Upper West Side illustrator Nancy Stahl has designed about 30 US Postage Stamps. Her depiction of a Snowy Egret, a first class stamp that sold 8 billion, was among the all-time best selling issues of the USPS. Just out is her stamp celebrating the...
unTRUE Stories

unTRUE Stories

In the mid-1980s, preservation policy in the US and New York City was still nascent.  In comparison to today, New York was a lawless playground for building owners and developers.  The thriving real estate market prompted growth and made demolition appealing.  People...
Terra Cotta Dreamin’

Terra Cotta Dreamin’

Terra Cotta Dreamin’ Tuesday, April 17th, 9:30am-11:00am Terra-Cotta is one of the Upper West Side’s most beloved materials: think the Aztec-inspired terra cotta on the Cliff Dwelling at 96th Street or the richly designed terra cotta panels of Chester...