New York At Its Core Exhibition
Port City 1609-1898
1220 Fifth Ave at 103rd St.
Open Daily 10am–6pm
Image credit: Mulberry Street, c. 1900 Photograph by Detroit Publishing Co. Museum of the City of New York, 220.127.116.11
What made New York New York? Follow the story of the city’s rise from a striving Dutch village to today’s “Capital of the World,” and consider its future in our changing world.
Framed around the key themes of money, density, diversity, and creativity, New York City’s history and future come alive in this first-of-its-kind exhibition, through the stories of innovation, energy, struggle, and the vision of generations of immigrants, politicians, tycoons, dreamers, master builders, and ordinary New Yorkers.
New York at Its Core captures the human energy that drove New York to become a city like no other, featuring the city’s “big personalities” – among them, Alexander Hamilton, Walt Whitman, Emma Goldman, JP…
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