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Digital Discussion: Symbol of New York: Grand Central

Thursday, May 21 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free Online Discussion
black and white photo of five beams of light shining into Grand Central's main hall

New Yorkers in the early 1900s saw their city as the new cultural and commercial capital, deserving of a majestic landmark. The vibrant City Beautiful movement, meanwhile, promoted architectural excellence. Grand Central Terminal satisfied both desires, invigorating midtown Manhattan and transforming regional transportation.

Join Museum Educator Joe Hartman for a digital discussion on the evolution of Grand Central Terminal. Explore how it was constructed in stages to serve the demands of the city’s expanding population and how the grandeur and opulence of its architecture has continued to attract travelers and sightseers alike.

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Please Note: This discussion will take place online. Upon registration, all participants will receive a confirmation e-mail with instructions on how to participate. We encourage you to download the Zoom app in advance for the best user experience.

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Image: Object ID 2001.31.1, Metro-North Collection, New York Transit Museum.

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Date:
Thursday, May 21
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free Online Discussion
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