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Fifth Avenue—Architecture and Society: History of America’s Street of Dreams Book Talk

The Skyscraper Museum 39 Battery Place, New York, NY, United States

Fifth Avenue, America’s  ‘Street of Dreams’ embodies New York’s evolving architectural, urban, and social history. Present on the 1807 Commissioners’ map emerging from a country road, then in the proposed grid plan of 1811 as one of the major boulevards, Fifth Avenue by the end of the 19th century had become synonymous with a lavish

Animal Icons: Ornamental Animals On NYC Skyscrapers

The Skyscraper Museum 39 Battery Place, New York, NY, United States

Birds and beasts above! This in-person children’s program discover the animal world that decorates some of New York City skyscrapers, from the dog’s heads and pelicans that ornament the Woolworth Building to the eagle head “gargoyles” on the Chrysler Building. After a slideshow, we’ll design our own animal additions to some of the city’s iconic

Skyscraper Monopoly

The Skyscraper Museum 39 Battery Place, New York, NY, United States

This in-person children’s program explores the question “Do you know your skyscrapers?” Join us to play Skyscraper Monopoly and learn about the buildings in our exhibition. We’ll challenge teams of young learners on their knowledge of some of NYC’s most famous skyscrapers so kids can earn points towards building the tallest tower! Recommended for ages

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