The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this Published in The Brian Lehrer Show Happy Birthday Grid! Listen 9 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/119016/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Joel Towers, executive dean of Parsons The New School for Design, talks about the anniversary of the grid layout of streets in Manhattan.