Lectures and Discussions
The Big Crowd
As we approach New York’s mayoral election, come learn about the fictionalized history of former New York Mayor William O’Dwyer. Award-winning author Kevin Baker discusses his new book, The Big Crowd,...
A Lighthouse in New York
This exhibit commemorates 80 years since the founding of the Antigua and Barbuda Progressive Society, which has dedicated itself to the principle of cultivating and promoting social and intellectual a...
With the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy upon us, this exhibit of photographs taken by professionals and amateurs, on cellphones and slr’s, documents the aftermath of this devastating storm i...
URBAN FABRIC: Building New York's Garment District
The largest concentration of skyscraper factories in the world, the 18 blocks that were the heart of New York's Garment District, once supported more than 100,000 manufacturing jobs and produced nearl...
Architecture of New York
This three-hour walking tour traverses one of the world's greatest thoroughfares, 42nd Street, to discuss architecture in New York City. Stretching from the East River to the Hudson River and cutting ...
SoHo and the Cast Iron District
Since the 19th century, the neighborhood of SoHo (south of Houston) has housed the cityâ€™s upper class, its first red light district, luxury textile industries, some of the countryâ€™s most influenti...