The 14th Regiment Armory was built for the National Guard (nee New York militia) in 1893. The massive Brooklyn structure was supposed to mimic the castles of Europe — brick towers and fortifications of previous centuries. Now a YMCA, the Armory today is a shelter (filled to capacity) with nursing home evacuees from Hurricane Sandy. The metaphor: What was built [Read More]
Jimmy Margulies is an editorial cartoonist in the northern New Jersey suburbs of New York City. He is the past winner of both the National Headliner Award and The Fischetti Editorial Cartoon Competition.