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October 2016
$5
October 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am

BUILD YOUR OWN TEN AND TALLER SKYSCRAPER Family Program

The Skyscraper Museum,
39 Battery Pl
New York, NY United States
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Children will go back in time to 1874 when the very first 10-story skyscraper was constructed. After comparing skyscrapers of today with the buildings of the museum’s new exhibition, TEN AND TALLER, time traveling visitors will choose their favorite skyscraper and attempt to reconstruct it with different building materials. Once completed the buildings will then be placed on a drawn New York City grid learning about the skyscrapers of old New York. Ages 5+. RSVP required. All workshops are located…

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Free
October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Alexander Garvin Book Talk

The Skyscraper Museum,
39 Battery Pl
New York, NY United States
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What makes a great city? Not a good city, or a functional city, but a great city that people admire, learn from, and replicate. Planner and architect Alexander Garvin sets out to answer this question by closely observing successful cities such as Paris, London, New York, and Vienna. He argues that a great city is a dynamic, constantly changing place that residents and their leaders can reshape to satisfy their demands. Most importantly, it is the interplay between people and…

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$5
October 8 @ 10:30 am - 10:40 am

SKYSCRAPER HALLOWEEN COSTUME WORKSHOP Family Program

The Skyscraper Museum,
39 Battery Pl
New York, NY United States
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Ready for Halloween? How about creating a giant, a piece of art, a commanding structure -- or how about all three: a skyscraper! Join us on Saturday, October 22th and build your own Halloween costume. Dress up as a tall tower from around the world or create your own spooky structure to trick or treat in! All ages. RSVP required. All workshops are located at The Skyscraper Museum at 39 Battery Place. Registration is requested by Friday at 5 PM.…

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November 2016
Free
November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Lynne B. Sagalyn Book Talk

The Skyscraper Museum,
39 Battery Pl
New York, NY United States
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The destruction of the World Trade Center complex on 9/11 set in motion a chain of events that fundamentally transformed both the United States and the wider world. War has raged in the Middle East, and Americans have become accustomed to surveillance, enhanced security, and periodic terrorist attacks. But the symbolic locus of the post-9/11 era has always been "Ground Zero" – the sixteen acres in Manhattan's financial district where the twin towers fell. In Power at Ground Zero, Lynne…

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$5
November 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am

MAKE YOUR OWN TEN AND TALLER STORY BOOK Family Program

The Skyscraper Museum,
39 Battery Pl
New York, NY United States
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Children will be asked to think and imagine what it was like to be living at the end of the 19th century when the Ten and Taller Buildings were being constructed. They will then make their very own picture book of the lives within the tallest buildings in New York City in the 19th century. Ages 4+. RSVP required. All workshops are located at The Skyscraper Museum at 39 Battery Place. Registration is requested by Friday at 5 PM. To…

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December 2016
$5
December 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am

TEN AND TALLER TIMELINE Family Program

The Skyscraper Museum,
39 Battery Pl
New York, NY United States
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Using the past as a tool for exploration, children will explore the Ten & Taller exhibit, then create a timeline starting with New York's first 10-story skyscraper and ending with the present day. Using shapes, materials, and colors to draw not only famous skyscrapers like the Empire State Building but others their great-grandparents would recognize! By drawing historic skyscrapers students will begin to understand the evolution of New York City’s skyline. Ages 7+. RSVP required. All workshops are located at…

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