What are the political, social, and economic forces shaping the future of housing in New York City and globally? How do we negotiate the ideals of development and community preservation, between maintaining affordability and attracting a larger tax base, and between the free market and government intervention? Economist Edward Glaeser, author of Triumph of the City, joins sociologist Miriam Greenberg for a spirited exchange of ideas — moderated by WNYC reporter Matt Katz.

Exhibition viewing of the Museum’s Future City Lab to follow.

This is the opening event in the Museum’s new series, Housing Tomorrow’s City, which explores the challenges and opportunities presented in the Museum’s Future City Lab, the interactive third gallery in the New York at Its Core exhibition. To view all of the programs in the series, click here.

$25 for Adults | $20 for Students, Seniors, and Educators (with ID) | $15 for Museum Members.

Purchase tickets here.

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