Feb 03 2010

Exhibit “Cars, Culture and the City” March 25 - August 8, 2010

The Museum of the City of New York has announced an upcoming exhibition Cars, Culture and the City" to run from March 25, 2010 to August 8, 2010. The exhibition will include photos, memorabilia and films on the Vanderbilt Cup Races and the Long Island Motor Parkway from my collection .


One month after the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup Race, William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. and his business associates met to select a name for their company and for the first parkway to be built exclusively for automobiles. These are the original eight "suggested names for the company":

"Cars, Culture, and the City" is the first exhibition to explore New York City’s century-long relationship with the car and marks the 100th anniversary of the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA). The exhibition will feature visionary drawings and models; historic photographs, films, and advertisements; and a wealth of car memorabilia to tell this fascinating, yet untold, story. Wardsauto.com provides details of the exhibition.

March 11, 2010 Update: Note new dates of the exhibit.


Mar 21 2010 jimbarnes 6:17 PM

where is this museum????

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