Robert Moses Symposium Panel: Moses Alters the Landscape with Bridges and Highways

A panel discussion moderated by Owen Gutfreund and featuring the authors of four papers:

  • David Foxe, Bridges, Structural Design, and Technological Optimism
  • Hilary Kitasei, The Collapse of the Parkway Ideal: Preservation Challenges in the 21st Century
  • Ray Bromley, Revisiting Caro’s One Mile: The Cross-Bronx Expressway
  • Jeffrey Kroessler, Beyond the Bridge: Robert Moses and Staten Island

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Robert Moses Symposium Panel: The Legacy of Robert Moses

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A panel discussion moderated by Sarah Henry, chief curator of the Museum of the City of New York, and featuring the authors of three papers: Daniel Prosterman, Robert Moses and the Meaning of Democracy Lynne Sagalyn, Moses as Metaphor: The Legacy of Reputation Peter Eisenstadt, Moses and H.L. Mencken: Race and the Politics of Skepticism

Robert Moses Symposium Panel: Moses and His Challenges

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A panel discussion moderated by Lizabeth Cohen and featuring the authors of four papers: Henry D. Fetter, Revising the Revisionists: Public Subsidyand Dodger Stadium in Brooklyn David Michalski, Robert Moses Meets the Mighty Niagara: Aesthetic Collisions at Empire’s Edge Robert Fishman, Revolt of the Urbs: 5th Avenue Opposition David A. Johnson, Robert Moses and the […]

Robert Moses Symposium Panel: Moses and the Giants

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Robert Moses Symposium Panel: Moses’ Vision in Concrete & Film

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A panel discussion moderated by Tom Finkelpearl, director of the Queens Museum of Art, featuring the authors of four papers: Blagovesta Momchedikova, The Panorama of the City of New York: Robert Moses’ Gigantic Visions of the City as Reflected in the Miniature Metropolis in the Museum Marta Gutman, The Place of Play: Robert Moses and […]