Tweet of the Day:
Map of the Day: The Washington Post visualizes how difficult it is to travel across U.S. cities using only bike lanes. [The Washington Post]
Anyone calling FB HQ "glamorous" needs to be beamed straight back to Lever House, 1952.— Alexandra Lange (@LangeAlexandra) April 1, 2015
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Four More Stories for Wednesday:
Glass architecture is killing about 1 billion migratory birds per year, according to a study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service. [Quartz]
The proposed site for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is being discussed in the Chicago mayoral election. [Chicago Tribune]
The Glasgow School of Art named local firm Page\Park Architects for the restoration of the fire-damaged Mackintosh building. [BBC]
A proposal for a temporary library installation constructed from 50,000 books. [CityLab]
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