The Skyscraper Museum
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.


1/24/19   The New York Post: The super-tall towers transforming NYC’s skyline

10/19/18   The Guardian: Rising high: the evolving skyline of New York City – in pictures

9/6/18   The Bowery Boys: The Manhattan skyline: A history of watching it rise (and rise and rise) at the Skyscraper Museum

8/31/18   Untapped Cities: See NYC’s Changing Skyline at New Skyscraper Museum Exhibition

8/15/18   The Architect's Newspaper: History of the New York City skyline comes alive in new exhibit

8/15/18   Le Figaro Immobilier: Découvrez un siècle d’évolution de la ligne d’horizon de New York

8/13/18   Time Out New York Kids: The new “Skyline” exhibit offers a look at NYC's past, present and future

8/13/18   Metro New York: How New York became the world's first skyscraper city

8/10/18   Curbed New York: See the evolution of NYC’s skyline in this museum exhibit

8/10/18   Archinect News: New exhibition at The Skyscraper Museum devoted to the invention and evolution of Manhattan’s skyline

The exhibitions and programs of The Skyscraper Museum are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

The exhibitions and programs of The Skyscraper Museum are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.