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The Flatiron: A Landmark Signaling a New Era

by Alice Sparberg Alexiou Critics hated it. The public feared it would topple over. Passersby were knocked down by the winds. But even before it was completed, the Flatiron Building had become an unforgettable part of New York City.

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How Police Brutality Shaped New York City

by Bruce Chadwick Headlines about New York City police officer violence against civilians, including murders, have splashed across the front pages of newspapers and television screen for years. Just recently, a member of the NYPD choked to death Eric Garner, father

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