World City: 1898-2012

In the exhibition’s second gallery, witness the dizzying evolution of New York as it grew into the modern global metropolis we know today. During the 20th century, cycles of financial growth and crisis continually reshaped the city’s economic, cultural, and social life, as did the influx of new waves of people from across the country and around the world. Steep challenges – extreme poverty and urban crowding, the Great Depression, the fiscal and urban crises of the postwar era, crumbling infrastructure and rising prices, and the terrorist attacks of 9/11 – tested and ultimately affirmed the creativity and resilience of the residents of a teeming metropolis that had become the most influential city in the world.
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  1. City of Ambition: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York
  2. Empire City: New York Through the Centuries
  3. The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn
  4. Working-Class New York: Life and Labor Since World War II
  5. The New Chinatown
  6. Supreme City How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America
  7. Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House That Herring Built
  8. Up From Orchard Street
  9. Here is New York
  10. Beloved Harlem
  11. Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs
  12. Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas
  13. Ross Bleckner: My Life in the New York Times
  14. Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt
  15. Manhattan Projects The Rise and Fall of Urban Renewal in Cold War New York
  16. A Covenant with Color: Race and Social Power in Brooklyn
  17. From Ellis Island to JFK: New York`s Two Great Waves of Immigration
  18. The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
  19. Just Kids

    Just Kids

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    $16.00
  20. Crossing Broadway
  21. Belle Moskowitz: Feminine Politics and the Exercise of Power in the Age of Alfre
  22. Jay-Z: Decoded
  23. Dealings

    Dealings

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    $19.99
  24. The Prophet
  25. My Journey: Donna Karan
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