October 6th – Prof. Mike Wallace, on his Long-Awaited Sequel, Greater Gotham

Greater Gotham
Mike Wallace, on his Long-Awaited Sequel

Friday, October 6th, 6:30-8pm
CUNY Graduate Center, Proshansky Auditorium

Sam Roberts, urban affairs correspondent for the New York Times, and Gotham Center founder Mike Wallace, co-author of the Pulitzer-winning Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898, discuss his long-awaited sequel, Greater Gotham, which carries the story forward through 1919.

​Copies of Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919 will be available for purchase.

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Graduate Center and John Jay Distinguished Professor Mike Wallace, co-author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Gotham discusses his highly anticipated sequel Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919. This volume gives us the city on a whole new scale, as skyscrapers jostle for prominence and the ambitions of the wealthy compete with those of immigrants, radicals, and Harlem’s African Americans. Wallace, founder of the Gotham Center, speaks with Sam Roberts, urban affairs correspondent for the New York Times.