Last Day to Visit ‘Robert Moses and the Modern City’ Exhibit at the Wallach Gallery

Today is the last day to visit the exhibit Robert Moses and the Modern City at the Wallach Gallery, which opened way back on January 30.

  • Steve Faust

    Check out the 1930 map of Blighted neighborhoods hanging on the first wall to the left as you enter the exhibit.

    All of Park Slope is included as Blighted.

    Banks were still Red-Lining the Slope when we went hunting a house mortgage in 1978.

    Guess we now know where Ratner got his Blighted designation from.


Exhibition Opening Symposium: Lessons From Robert Moses

Forty years after the reign of Robert Moses, key city players consider urbanism in the 21st century and set out their vision for the future. Topics to be addressed include regional planning, open space initiatives, transportation, sustainable development, and New York’s role as an international city. James S. Russel, the architecture critic for Bloomberg, will […]

Hilary Ballon Gallery Talk: Robert Moses

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 […]