LET IT SNOW LET IT SNOW LET IT SNOW
On March 11, 1888: “The Great Blizzard” hit New York, dropping over 20 inches of snow on the city over a period of just three days.
A QUICK RECOMMENDATION
On March 11, 1961: The New York City Port Authority recommended that the city should build a “World Trade Center” in Lower Manhattan. Five years later, construction began.
BORN ON THIS DAY: THOMAS HASTINGS
On March 11, 1860: Brilliant New York City architect Thomas Hastings was born. Hasting was the chief architect of the New York City Public Library. He was also the architect of Henry Clay Frick’s mansion on 5th Avenue, now known as the home of the Frick Collection.
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