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Winter Talks: City on A Grid — How New York Became New York

March 28 @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm


The Man­hat­tan street grid has been called “a dis­as­ter” of urban plan­ning and “the most coura­geous act of pre­dic­tion in West­ern Civ­i­liza­tion”. In oth­er words, you either love it or hate it. Join Ger­ard Koep­pel as he relates the his­to­ry of this unique­ly New York mar­vel through his most recent book.

This is a part of an ongo­ing series, check out some of our oth­er talks:

Tues­day, Jan 31 — An Inside look at the Design of the New 9/11 Trib­ute Cen­ter

Tues­day, Feb 7 — Mark­ing Time, Mark­ing Place: Low­er Man­hat­tan Then & Now

Tues­day, Feb 21 — The Cli­mate Muse­um

Tues­day, Mar 7 — Geor­gia O’Keeffe’s New York Years

For more infor­ma­tion, please con­tact registration@​bpcparks.​org.


6 River Ter­race
New York, NY 10282 Unit­ed States
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