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It Belongs in a Museum!

Over at, there's a great longform article on Chrysalis Archaeological Consultants, an urban archaeology firm tasked to investigate and monitor construction sites in New York. It's a fascinating look at the work of president Alyssa Loorya and her team, whose discoveries of everything from colonial wells to 200-year-old douches have made the firm a success. "People are curious," says Loorya. "There is a great sense of nostalgia growing in New York, in terms of old photos and how things have changed. People want to know how their block changed." []