Afternoon Reads: Slow Zones, New 51 Astor Place Tenant, St. Patrick’s Day Riot of 1867

Local activists call for neighborhood slow zones (Streetsblog).

Can good architecture and affordable housing go hand-in-hand? (New York Magazine).

Claren Road Asset Management is paying a premium for the top floor of 51 Astor Place and, btw, the East Village is not part of Midtown South! (EV Grieve)

Let’s look back on the St. Patrick’s Day riot of 1867 (Bowery Boys).

Recalling Plant Music (Spin).