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Quick Hit: Speed and Glamour–Early Automobiles and NYC at MCNY tonight!

Tuesday, April 20, 6:30 PM

Speed and Glamour: Early Automobiles and New York City

New York City played an important role in making the automobile an icon of modernism.  Join Phil Patton, automobile design expert and co-curator of the Museum’s exhibition Cars, Culture, and the City, for an in-depth look at how New York influenced the design of early cars and parkways and promoted speed and glamour, from Gatsby’s Rolls Royce to the Ford Mustang.  Presented in conjunction with Cars, Culture, and the City.

Reservations required: 917-492-3395 or programs@mcny.org

$6 Museum members; $8 seniors and students; $12 non-members

$6 when you mention Parsons/New School

Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
New York, NY 10029