“The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan 1811–2011”

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Photograph: Museum of the City of New York
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Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York
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Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York
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Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York
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Photograph: J.S. Johnston/Courtesty Museum of the City of New York
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Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York
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Photograph: Matt Flynn/Courtesy Museum of the City of New York
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Photograph: Robert L. Bracklow/Courtesy Museum of the City of New York
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Photograph: Jacob A. Riis/Courtesy Museum of the City of New York
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Photograph: Jacob A. Riis/Courtesy Museum of the City of New York
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Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the City of New York
Thursday May 17 2012 10:00 - 18:00
To mark the 200th anniversary of the Commissioners’ Plan of 1811, which proposed Manhattan's numbered grid, this exhibit looks at the original document, as well as historical maps, photographs and clippings that illustrate the evolution of the plan.
Event phone: 212-534-1672
Event website: http://mcny.org