Tuesday, March 28, 2017  |  1:00 pm |  free
City on a Grid
The Manhattan street grid has been called “a disaster” of urban planning and “the most courageous act of prediction in Western Civilization”. In other words, you either love it or hate it. Join Gerard Koeppel as he relates the history of this uniquely New York marvel through his most recent book.
Battery Park City Parks
6 River Terrace – New York, NY, 10282
WEBSITE      FLYER

 


Recent events

TNYPLuesday, January 17, 2017  |  6:30 pm
From Mannahatta to Manhattan: Four Centuries In the Life of An Island City
Panel, moderated by the New York Times’ Sam Roberts, on Manhattan’s past four centuries in three phases—unbuilt, building, built—and what may be ahead
Panelists: Eric Sanderson, Gerard Koeppel, and Jason Barr.
New York Public Library – Mid-Manhattan Library
455 Fifth Avenue – New York, NY, 10016
WEBSITE      FLYER       VIDEO

grenvillhistsoc

Tuesday, September 27  | 6:30 – 8:00pm
City on a Grid Book Talk
Greenwich Village Society for Historical Preservation
Westbeth Community Room
155 Bank Street, between West Street and Washington Street
New York, NY 10014       VIDEO

 

 

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Lecture and Book Signing
Larchmont Avenue Church, Russell Hall
60 Forest Park Avenue, Larchmont
WEBSITE

 

 

wesleyan

 

Thursday, February 18, 2016  | 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Lecture
Wesleyan University – Middletown, CT
Usdan University Center Usdan 108 (Taylor Meeting Room)
WEBSITE

 

cityongrid_event
Thursday, February 25, 2016  |  6:00-7:30 pm
Meet the Author / Book Signing
Martayan Lan Fine Antique Maps, Atlases, and Globes
70 East 55th Street – New York City
More information and  Watch on YouTube

 

 

palmbeachThursday, February 4, 2016  |  2:00 pm
Lecture / Book Signing
Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach
311 Peruvian Avenue – Palm Beach, Florida 33480
WEBSITE  (free to members; non-members $20)

 

 

92Y

Wednesday, January 20, 2016  |  12 noon
Lecture on “City on a Grid”
92nd Street Y
Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
Tickets $25.00
WEBSITE & TICKETS

 

 

NYPLMonday, January 25, 2016  |  6:30 pm
Illustrated Lecture
New York Public Library – Mid-Manhattan Library
455 Fifth Avenue – New York, NY, 10016
WEBSITE

 

 

skyscrapermuseum
Tuesday, January 26, 2016  |  6:30 – 8:00 pm
Book Talk
The Skyscraper Museum
39 Battery Place – New York, NY 10280
WATCH on YouTube

 

 

pechakucha

Friday, December 4  |  8:20 – 11:59pm
@ Livestream Public
195 Morgan Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11237
WEBSITE     VIDEO  (GK’s presentation starts at  minute 24, after the lady orgasm toy presenter)

 

 

wordbookstore

Tuesday, November 17  |  7:00 pm

Book Presentation & Signing
Word Bookstore, Brooklyn
126 Franklin St, Brooklyn, NY 11222
RSVP encouraged

 

 

cityongrid_event

Thursday, November 19  |  6:00 pm
Book Presentation & Signing
Anderson’s Book Shop
96 Chatsworth Avenue, Larchmont, NY
914-834-6900  WEBSITE

 

 

muscitynylogo_lgTuesday November 10, 2015  |  6:30 pm

MY CITY BOOK CLUB | City on a Grid: How New York Became New York
MORE INFORMATION

Ticket Prices: Free for Museum members; $12 for students/seniors; $16 for general public
if you are not a MCNY member with free admission, use discount code MCBC3 for $10 tickets (instead of $16)

Writeup in  Les ArchitecturesWhere does this grid come from anyway?”       READ

andrewgreeneventSunday  November 8, 2015  |  1:00 pm

13th Annual Andrew H. Green Tribute Ceremony – Guest Speaker
Andrew H. Green Memorial Bench, inside Central Park at about 105 Street (map and directions below)
Questions/inquiries: mmiscione@manhattanbp.nyc.org
Free. No reservations required. Invite your friends!
More information

 

cityongrid_event

Friday November 6, 2015  |  7:00 pm

Book Lecture for the Irvington Historical Society  [ open event ]
at Main Street School auditorium
101 Main Street, Irvington, NY
Article in the Tarrytown-Sleepy Hollow Patch

 

newamsthistctr_logoMonday October 26, 2015  |  6:30 to 8:30PM

New York City and Water:  A Historical Perspective
CUNY Graduate Center  |  365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street
MORE INFORMATION
RSVP to: info@newamsterdamhistorycenter.org    (space is limited)