“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: J.S. Johnston/Courtesty 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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Museum of the City of New York, East Harlem Monday April 16 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.
Venue name: Museum of the City of New York
Contact:
Address: 1220 Fifth Ave
New York

Cross street: between 103rd and 104th Sts
Opening hours: Daily 10am–6pm
Transport: Subway: 6 to 103rd St
Price: $10, seniors and students $6, children 12 and under free