New York City Skyscrapers and Public Buildings
Architectural historian Barry Lewis teaches a course on New York’s architecture and urban planning at Cooper Union in New York… read more
Architectural historian Barry Lewis teaches a course on New York’s architecture and urban planning at Cooper Union in New York City. In this week’s class he looks at the buildings and the key figures who designed and financed the city’s development and construction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Lewis, Barry Adjunct Professor New York School of Interior Design->Architectural History
Urban America in the Mid-20th Century
This week, an examination of urban America in the mid-twentieth century, with Brian Purnell, a professor at Bowdoin…
State of New York City Address
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) delivered his annual state of the city address at a high school in the Bronx.
Redistricting and Gerrymandering
This week, Columbia Law School Professor Nathaniel Persily looks at the history of redistricting and gerrymandering in…
Socialism in Early 20th Century America
Columbia University history professor Eric Foner examines the rise of socialism in America in the early 20th…