Preservation and Creation
Today on Tablet
Today in Tablet Magazine, Allan M. Jalon praises the Italian-Jewish architect Giorgio Cavaglieri on what would have been his 100th birthday, whose revolutionary-at-the-time ideas of preservation greatly shaped New York City’s current zoning regulations and conservation projects. Jalon reminds us that we have Cavaglieri’s history-based forward-thinking to thank for the Highline, the elevated park in Chelsea that was transformed from an old freight track.
Vox Tablet host Sara Ivry offers a stirring look at Stuart Nadler’s new collection, The Book of Life, in which, she explains, stories of family are weaved together with the enduring theme of endings.
Daphne Merkin, a judge at the 28th Jerusalem Film Festival in July, reflects on the somewhat scattered event in light of Israel’s prolific film industry.
Conservative network changes requirements, says gay Republican candidate ineligible