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Times Square To Receive Update; The George Nelson Exhibit

NEW YORK CITY—Details are emerging about the upcoming renovation to Times Square, set to introduce a permanent pedestrian way, paved with some slick looking stone tile, along with broadcast technology. The stumbling block so far has been the amount of work necessary below street level, sorting out 19th-century trolley tracks and gas mains to run state-of-the-art fiber optics. [Architect's Newspaper]

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH.—The late furniture designer George Nelson, the design director at Herman Miller for more than a quarter century, is the subject of a new exhibition at the Cranbrook Museum of Art. The exhibition, dubbed “George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher,” opens June 16 and runs through October 14. [Curbed Inbox]