Planning Urban Places and Spaces

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September 08, 2013


Museum of the City of New York

Upper East Side

Young elementary, Tween

Free with admission: $10; $6 seniors, students; free for kids younger than 12

Description: Explore the museum's neighborhood to learn about fundamental concepts in urban planning and design, such as the difference between public and private space. You will then use maps and plans to discuss zoning and land use, paying attention to the shape, size, and function of buildings and open spaces. At the conclusion of the program participants will have a chance to create their own three-dimensional model of a city block.

Address: 1220 Fifth Ave.
Upper East Side, NY 10029
Phone: 212-534-1672


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