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

March 28, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 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.


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