On this week's Cityscape, we're exploring the "People's Palace" -- the New York Public Library's main branch on 5th Avenue. We'll delve into the architecture and decoration of the building, and look into other aspects of the 100-year-old institution.

Direct download: cs07302011.mp3
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New York-based journalist and author David Browne drops in to talk about his new book "Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY, and the Lost Story of 1970."

Direct download: cs07232011.mp3
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New York is considered on of the fastest paced cities in the world, and we're not slowing things down by any means. On this week's Cityscape, we're exploring the different ways New Yorkers get things done fast -- from speed decorating to speed walking.

Direct download: cs07162011.mp3
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If you live in an old house, chances are many, many people walked the same floors and slept in the same rooms over the years. But, have you ever wondered who they were, what their lives were like? On this week’s Cityscape, a Manhattan resident shares her story of uncovering the long history of her Lower East Side rowhouse, after finding out it was in jeopardy of collapse. Katharine Greider's new book is called The Archaeology of Home: An Epic Set on a Thousand Square Feet of the Lower East Side.

Direct download: cs07092011.mp3
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Strawberry Fields is the most visited site in Central Park. On this week’s Cityscape, we’ll talk with the author of a new book about the memorial to John Lennon. Also this week, we'll visit a place in Queens that’s more reminiscent of Amish country than New York City; the Queens County Farm Museum.

Direct download: cs07022011.mp3
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