The Resilient City: New York Facing Adversity

The Resilient City: New York Facing Adversity
Thursday • April 2 • 6:30 PM

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).


$12 Non-Members
$8 Seniors and Students
$6 Museum Members & Friends of HDC
*A two-dollar surcharge applies for unreserved, walk-in participants.

Order tickets online at or call 212.534.1672, ext. 3395

Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street

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