Gallery: The Greatest Grid Exhibit Showcases Manhattan’s Transformation...

The Museum of the City of New York’s latest exhibition celebrates Manhattan’s historic transformation from farmland into the highly organized street system it is today. “The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011,” takes visitors on the journey from the former rocky terrain to our current city streets. Through extensive historical maps, photographs, and paintings, the story of how Manhattan came to be comes alive before your eyes.

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