44 Wall Street (at William Street)
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday noon - 6 pm
To get there: J, M, or Z trains to Broad St., 2, 3, 4, 5 to Wall St.
The Skyscraper Museum is the newest on the block, having been open maybe 6
months or so. I've read nothing but good reviews on the place, trust the
New York Times, as that is where I read about it eons ago. This museum is
focused on the one thing that makes NYC what it is today: those towering
hulks of beauty and ugliness that cover so much of this island. It uses
documents and photographs to show how skyscrapers became more than just
Commentary by Mikaela Pearson, Thursday, February 5, 1998.
|Illustration by Kurt Komoda|