N E W Y O R K C I T Y H I S T O R Y
The discussion of the New Yorkers--Aaron Burr, De Witt Clinton, Edward Livingston, and Martin Van Buren--who replaced the exclusive aristocratic vision of the Founding Fathers and developed the beginnings of our modern mass-scale, two party republic.
The disability-rights movement is a branch of the civil rights revolution of the 1960's and 1970's, but the story of its New York beginnings has never before been discussed, anywhere.
The first public housing ever built in the United States, and its linchpin role--both the culmination of the 19th Century battle to reform the tenement, and the precedent-making exponent of the still-controversial issues of Urban Renewal and low-income housing. Bringing 17th Century New Amsterdam To Life
This lecture describes the political and social context that surrounded the birth of our City during its forty formative years as a Dutch trading post.