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By Tony1 and Dabomb87
New featured picture: The Castello Plan, a redrawn version from 1916 of the original 1660 map of Lower Manhattan; 31 × 40 cm colour wash on paper. The name comes from Villa Medicea di Castello, the building in Florence, Italy, where the original map was found in 1900.
This week's "Features and admins" covers Saturday 29 January – Friday 4 February (UTC)

New administrators

The Signpost welcomes four editors as our newest admins.

At the time of publication there are two live RfAs: 5 albert square, due to finish 7 February, and ErikHaugen, due to finish 10 February.

From the new featured article: Psilocybe semilanceata, commonly known as the "liberty cap", is a psychedelic (or "magic") mushroom that contains the psychoactive compounds psilocybin and baeocystin.
From the newly featured List of Premiers of the Soviet Union, the coat of arms of the Soviet Union
Six articles were promoted to featured status:

Four lists were promoted:

Arrangement in gray: portrait of the painter, a self-portrait of the 19th-century American painter, James Abbott McNeill Whistler. His famous signature of a stylised butterfly can be seen in this work.
Five images (three plus one pair) were promoted. Medium-sized images can be viewed by clicking on "nom":
New featured picture: User:Wladyslaw's's photograph of the public entrance of the Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau (2009). The 1989 building, which stands directly across the Ottawa River from Canada's Parliament Buildings in Ottawa, was designed by the architect Douglas Cardinal.

Information about new admins at the top is drawn from their user pages and RfA texts, and occasionally from what they tell us directly.

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