Daily digest: Debt-burdened architects flee the profession, historic gay bar is landmarked, and more news

Happy Friday! From a monumental re-think of the National Mall to the landmarking of a historic gay bar, here’s what you need to know as we slide into the weekend:

Historic gay bar is now a New York City landmark

This week the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) designated the building that houses Julius’ Bar as an official city landmark. The bar was the site of a 1966 “Sip-In,” a protest that drew attention to discrimination against gay and lesbian New Yorkers.

That year, activists demonstrated against the city and state crackdown

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