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The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, curated by NYU's Hilary Ballon

Exhibition curator Hilary Ballon, a professor of urban studies and architecture at New York University, speaks about "The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011" at the Museum of the City of New York. The show celebrates the 200th anniversary of the Commissioners' Plan of 1811, the foundational document that established Manhattan's famous street grid. The Greatest Grid traces the enduring influence of the 1811 plan as the grid has become a defining feature of the city, shaping its institutions and public life.
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