Architecture / New York

PBS’ Series 10 Streets That Changed America Debuts with Broadway Featuring Untapped Cities Founder Michelle Young

Tonight at 8 PM, on your local PBS channel (Thirteen/WNET for New Yorkers), the series 10 That Changed America returns debuting with Broadway, the first major street in America (and the colonies before). Untapped Cities founder Michelle Young was a special guest on this show, hosted by Chicago WTTW’s Geoffrey Baer, where she shared knowledge …

Architecture / Arts & Culture

Making New York City Modern

In her new book, “Making America Modern: Interior Design in the 1930s,” author Marilyn F. Friedman chronicles the saga of how Americans came to embrace modernism and make it their own, especially in cities like New York.