Is the Vanderbilt Corridor the Future of East Midtown?
East Midtown is New York's premiere business district, supporting over 250,000 jobs. This 73-block neighborhood not only powers the regional economy, it contributes billions annually to the nation's economic vitality.
The Aschan School in New York
Join historian Dr. Robert W. Snyder for an intimate exploration of the Ashcan School. Using prints created by John Sloane and his contemporaries, you'll develop an understanding of urban life during the progressive era as you develop tools to teach the history of late 19th and early 20th Century New York using these important works of art.
Behind the Lens: New York Jews between the Wars
Join us for a panel exploring the cultural and social life of New York's Jewish population in the 1920s and 1930s. Four historians will share their archival research into this rich chapter of American Jewish life between the restrictive Immigration Act of 1924 and the onset of World War II.
Empire State Building
"Although the Empire State Building is no longer the tallest building in the world (or even in New York City), it remains mythical, iconic. This entrancing book is at once an appreciation of the structure as a practical work of art and an exploration of the building's role in the city and the world" (The New Yorker).
The High Line as Urban Accelerator
The High Line has stimulated tremendous growth in its Chelsea neighborhood and sparked new thinking about multi-use, shared public spaces. When the park's third and final phase opened in September, introducing direct pedestrian access at street level, it became even more connected to the city.