The Skyscraper Museum
Book Talks 2010
The Skyscraper Museum

The Skyscraper Museum is devoted to the study of high-rise building, past, present, and future. The Museum explores tall buildings as objects of design, products of technology, sites of construction, investments in real estate, and places of work and residence. This site will look better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device.

Mary Habstritt: New York's Industrial Heritage


Industrial historian MARY HABSTRITT discusses New York's rich industrial heritage and ongoing preservation efforts. Hasbritt was a consultant for VUF and is the director of the LILAC Preservation project, a decommissioned U.S. Coast Guard vessel that served as a lighthouse tender. She also contributed to the Save Brooklyn's Industrial Heritage website of the Municipal Art Society.

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The exhibitions and programs of The Skyscraper Museum are supported by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.