Robert Moses Symposium Panel: Robert Moses and the Housing Crisis

A panel discussion moderated by Hilary Ballon and featuring the authors of four papers:

  • Mathew Lasner, Co-op Village, Co-op Nation
  • Roberta Moudry, Met Life’s Metropolis: Housing Initiatives in New York City
  • Samuel Zipp, The Battle of Lincoln Square: Neighborhood Culture and Resistance to Urban Renewal
  • Nicholas Dagen Bloom, Reassessing Robert Moses’ Influence on New York City’s Public Housing

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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’ 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 […]

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 the Giants

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A panel discussion moderated by Kenneth T. Jackson and featuring the authors of three papers: Jameson W. Doig, The Port Authority’s Austin Tobin: How to Outmaneuver and Defeat Robert Moses Lizabeth Cohen, Edward J. Logue and the Politics of Urban Redevelopment in Postwar America Duane Tananbaum, Allies and Adversaries: Herbert Lehman and Robert Moses

Hilary Ballon Gallery Talk: Robert Moses

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Join curator and architectural historian Hilary Ballon for a gallery talk that will give a comprehensive overview of the exhibiton Robert Moses and the Modern City: The Road to Recreation, followed by a book signing of the accompanying publication Robert Moses and the Modern City: The Transformation of New York (W.W. Norton, 2007, co-edited with […]