Exhibition - The Greatest Grid

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020

Online
New York, NY 10001

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The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011

The street grid is a defining element of Manhattan.

Established in 1811 to blanket the island when New York was a compact town at the southern tip, the grid was the city’s first great civic enterprise and a vision of brazen ambition. It is also a milestone in the history of city planning and sets a standard to think just as boldly about New York’s future.

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