[URBANTH-L]ANN: The Resilient City: New York Facing Adversity (NYC)

Angela Jancius jancius3022 at comcast.net
Thu Mar 19 22:28:52 EDT 2009

"The Resilient City: New York Facing Adversity"
with Kenneth Jackson, Nicholas Bloom, Fred Kameny, and Lisa Keller

Thursday, April 2, 6:30 p.m.
Museum of the City of New York

Urbanist Jane Jacobs wrote in The Death and Life of Great American Cities 
that "lively, diverse, intense cities contain the seeds of their own 
regeneration." Join Columbia University professor Kenneth T. Jackson as he 
moderates a discussion on New York's resilience over time. He will be joined 
by Nicholas Bloom of the New York Institute of Technology and author of 
"Public Housing That Worked: New York in the Twentieth Century" 
(Pennsylvania Press, 2009); Fred Kameny of Duke University and co-author of 
"The Almanac of New York City" (Columbia University Press, 2008); and Lisa 
Keller of SUNY Purchase College and author of "Triumph of Order: Democracy 
and Public Space in New York and London" (Columbia University Press, 2008).

$5 Museum members, seniors, and students
$9 General admission

Order tickets online at www.mcny.org or call 212.534.1672, ext. 3395

Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avneue at 104th Street
New York, NY 10029
(212) 534-1672, ext. 3395
Visit the website at http://www.mcny.org/ 

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