Robert Moses

New York's massively powerful urban planner, a man both admired and hated, whose parks, bridges, and mighty roadways, built from the 30s to the 60s, define the shape of New York today, is described in the 'Brooklyn' chapter of Rutherfurd's New York.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
Only one man was allowed to live in the royal palace of China, known as the Forbidden City: the emperor. All the other inhabitants were either women - wives, concubines or servants - or the famous palace eunuchs. Nearly all eunuchs were castrated when they were still only boys. But there were just a few who chose to be castrated after they became men, and even had children of their own. They did it for the money. 




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