Museum Of The City Of New York
Friday, August 16, 2013
Some New Yorkers may soon be living in apartments roughly half the size of a city subway car. So the Museum of the City of New York decided to install one and have some New Yorkers try them out.
Friday, November 30, 2012
Steve Zeitlin, executive director of City Lore, a non-profit that produces programs and publications that convey the richness of New York City's cultural heritage, Bob Fass, WBAI DJ credited with inventing free form radio, and Phil Schaap, WKCR Jazz host and 2012 inductee, talk about the radio pioneers being inducted into City Lore's People's Hall of Fame.
Thursday, September 08, 2011
The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation has given the Museum of the City of New York a $2 million grant for the acquisition.
Friday, July 09, 2010
The 60-year-old president of New York City's Stickball Hall of Fame waxes poetic about his favorite street game in this video.
Thursday, March 18, 2010
The annual AIPAD photography show has taken over the Armory. Also on view: Images of New York from Look Magazine at the Museum of the City of New York. And the Barnstormers take Manhattan. View the slideshow.
Tuesday, March 02, 2010
By Sarah Montague : Senior Producer
There is the New York of skyscrapers and brownstones, plazas and parks, busy streets and isolated nooks. And then there is Charles Addams’ New York — the same landscape, but suddenly filled with ogres, trolls, witches, and just plain weirdness.
Monday, January 04, 2010
The oughts saw the demise of countless institutions (books, newspapers, network news anchors), but there's one most folks are not likely to miss: the ossified museum cafeteria, with its plastic trays, bounteous fluorescent lighting and grim metal counters stocked with stale egg salad sandwiches and Sanka.
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
PlaNYC, New York's ambitious sustainability plan for the next two decades, turned two years old on Earth Day 2009. To commemorate, former Deputy Mayor and PlaNYC mastermind Daniel Doctoroff took part in a panel discussion about urban planning at the Museum of the City of New York.