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HEY! This Is Important: Vol. 7

HEY! This Is Important is a (semi) weekly series in which I examine developments in the past week that impact internet culture.

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I’ve long been curious about the story behind an elegant, Second Empire style marble building that backs up against the on-ramp to the Williamsburg Bridge. It’s the former Kings County Savings Bank, and in a twist reminiscent of the Germania Bank building, it’s privately owned by an artist and passionate caretaker, Yuko Nii. Oh yea, 80s artists McGough and McDermott used to keep their horses inside the building(!)

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02. January 2015 by jamesfacts
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