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Join Justin Davidson Author of Magnetic City In Conversation with Untapped Cities Founder Michelle Young at MCNY

Join Davidson and Untapped Cities founder Michelle for the pre-launch of Magnetic City and a discussion about the book. Untapped Cities readers get a special discount code to the event: CITIES17 for $10 tickets (normally $20). Author signing to follow at the event. Get your advance copy of Magnetic City: A Walking Companion!

The Last Unknown Place in New York City: A Conversation with Christopher Payne and Michael Miscione

Photographer Christopher Payne will talk about his experience shooting North Brother Island and his new book on the topic. Come discover what New York City might look like without human influence, as Payne captures vegetation taking over buildings on North Brother Island. Historian Michael Miscione will also talk about the history of North Brother Island.

Museum of the City of New York: Soundscape New York – Opening Reception and Conversation

Donald Albrecht, MCNY curator of Architecture and Design, joins writer Tony Hiss to speak on the Museum’s new exhibit on the soundscapes of iconic Manhattan sites such as Grand Central Terminal and the 42nd Street Public Library.

Brutal! Paul Rudolph’s Postwar New York Interiors: A Conversation with Timothy M. Rohan and Donald Albrecht

Learn more about architect Paul Rudolph and his unconventional methods evident in his apartment interiors of the late twentieth century. Professor Timothy M. Rohan of University of Massuchussets will lead the discussion.

Explore the city’s blue spaces

We know that Manhattan is an island surrounded by water, but it doesn’t always feel that way. Take some time this summer to explore the city’s waterways and learn more about both the green and blue spaces of New York.