New York is a magical place in the winter—just look at the snow outside right now! From the holiday decorations to ice skating in Central Park, there's always something fun to do in the winter, even if it's just watching the snowflakes fall outside your window. Below are some of our favorite images of the city in winters past.
Recognize this structure? From 1896 to 1941, Castle Garden (now known as Castle Clinton) served as the Battery...Read More
On December 15, 2017, the Center for Women’s History at the New-York Historical Society hosted a Salon Conversation titled “Women of the Village.” A hearty crowd filled the Museum’s fourth-floor Skylight Gallery on a snowy Friday evening for a tour of Hotbed in the Joyce B. Cowin Women’s History Gallery, followed by a conversation between Scholarly Advisory Committee members Blanche Wiesen Cook and Lara Vapnek and Hotbed curators Sarah Gordon and Joanna Scutts. The event was...Read More
How do you define a city? Is it its buildings, its people, its history? In the upcoming exhibition A Brief History of New York: Selections from A History of New York in 101 Objects, the New-York Historical Society attempts to make sense of the city's past through its objects. So, what objects define us?
Due to the importance of the area's beaver trade, it would make sense that New Amsterdam's coat of arms would feature them. However,...Read More
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