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Articles with keyword "New York City"

Statement

Poised Pen

A traveling exhibition opens at the Cultural Institute of Mexico in Washington, D.C.

Conversation

Not Just Another Ice-Cream-Suit-Wearing, Pen-Wielding Master of the Statusphere

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole speaks with Tom Wolfe about his role as the Balzac of our times.

Feature

The Passing City

Artist John Sloan documented the sidewalk theater of a changing New York.

Guastavino vaulted staircase, 1914

Feature

Vaulting Ambition

The artful masonry of Rafael Guastavino rediscovered.

Broadway from Fulton Street, 1890.

Curio

The City That Never Slept

—From “Mapping Time” by Peter Baldwin. Published in Common-Place, Vol. 6, No. 1 (2005). Printed by permission.

View through a bench in Central Park.

Feature

Public Parking

Frederick Law Olmsted designed pastoral escapes for the urban masses.

Sara Ogger

In Focus

In Focus: New York's Sara Ogger

New York's Sara Ogger looks out her window and beyond the city.

Curio

Good Stable Manners

In Ancient Rome and Modern America, NEH-funded scholar Margaret Malamud looks at the ways visions of the imperial city have been incorporated into everything from the Constitution to Caes

Image of choreographer Jerome Robbins rehearsing dancers.

Feature

Dancing American

Jerome Robbins built a new style from classical and modern parts.

Image of poster from Lincoln Centennial

Feature

Lincoln’s Centennial

The year was marked by adulation.