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Ballparks and Our Changing City

at Museum of the City of New York - Public - East Harlem

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East Harlem, Manhattan
1220 5th Ave
At E 103rd St
New York, New York 10029
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 175

What you'll learn in this lecture class:

What can New York’s ballparks – from the gone-but-not-forgotten Ebbets Field to today’s reimagined Yankee Stadium and Citi Field – tell us about the evolution of our city?

Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic Paul Goldberger, author of the new book Ballpark: Baseball in the American City, sits down with author Kevin Baker to discuss the connection between the physical transformation of New York's ballparks and America’s changing attitudes toward cities and shared civic space, past and present.

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The Public Programs Department at the Museum of the City of New York has a strict no refunds policy.

For curator-led group tours:

· Space is limited to 25 participants and advance registration is required
· Enrollment will close on Tuesday, October 1st at noon
· Check in with Visitors Services upon entering the museum to receive a designated tour sticker
· Meet the curator in the rotunda on the first floor under the Starlight chandelier
· Minimum enrollment must be reached or the event may be canceled by email notification on October 1st and fully refunded
· All sales are final

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The Museum of the City of New York was founded in 1923 by Henry Collins Brown, a Scottish-born writer with a vision for a populist approach to the city. The Museum was originally housed in Gracie Mansion, the future residence of the Mayor of New York. Hardinge Scholle succeeded Henry Brown in 1926 and...

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