Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are some articles from this week that you shouldn’t miss, enjoy!

Cornish tapped to convert Superman building to apartments: This is a local story for me, and shows why tax credits for Rhode Island should be reinstated or else this won’t happen.

Challenges and Warts: How Physical Places Define Local Economies: A neat blog post from Project for Public Spaces on what Placemaking is and what it isn’t.

Scientists to reveal result of Richard III hunt: I reported on this a few weeks ago, and tomorrow we’ll find out if the body underneath the parking lot is King Richard III.  I’ll tell you next week if you don’t find out beforehand.

Va. museum unwraps mummy’s story with CT scan: I love it when modern technology meets ancient history, in this case Ancient Egypt on a mummy discovered in 1923 and brought to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond.

Donkeys and Digitization Save Timbuktu’s Manuscripts: I shared an article about Mali rebels setting a historic library ablaze on my Facebook page on the 28th.  Here’s an article that shines a bit of good news on to that story.

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For more, check out Bricks + Mortar’s This Week post.

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Museums and Books plus everything in between.
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