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Articles about "Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park"

  • FDR Four Freedoms Park FDR Four Freedoms Park: Even a Brick Wants to be Something By Frank Nicholas Poon | November 04, 2015

    FDR was one of the world's most influential people, it's just right that his memorial was designed by one of the nation's greatest architects, Louis Kahn.

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  • Exciting Times Ahead for Roosevelt Island By Aby Thomas | April 23, 2013

    Move over, Williamsburg: Roosevelt Island is the hottest new neighborhood in town, and there’s a lot more happening here than just a bunch of ironically named bars. Small and unpretentious, this island in the East River is in the midst of a major rejuvenation—from swanky parks to sprawling colleges, a number of new developments are setting up shop in this beautiful neighborhood, and there seems to be little doubt that Roosevelt Island is going to play a significant role in the New York City of the future.

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  • FDR Memorial Lets Freedom Ring on Roosevelt Island By Brittany Tenpenny | October 18, 2012

    Franklin D. Roosevelt has arguably done more for the economy of the United States than any other president in history. His New Deal, bank holidays, and foreign policy ushered America out of the doldrums of the Great Depression and into the hopeful future created by our victory in World War II. Now, 40 years after it’s conception, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, a memorial for the 32nd president, opens on Roosevelt Island next week.

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