September 28th – “Manhattan Projects: The Rise and Fall of Urban Renewal in Cold War New York” The United Nations. Stuyvesant Town. Lincoln Center. Join author Samuel Zipp (Brown University) with Jennifer Hock (Middlebury College) Joshua Guild (Princeton University) and Marshall Berman (CUNY Grad Center) as they discuss the ascent of post-War Manhattan to a modern world city and its decline into crisis. Urban renewal was at the heart of this cultural and physical transformation. Book signing to follow.
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