While Manhattan is decidedly unfriendly when it comes to cars, the City of New York has an undeniable history with the automobile. Recognizing this fact, the Museum of the City of New York explores the relationship between the automobile and the Big Apple in Cars, Culture, and the City. It is the first exhibition to tackle the subject, drawing from photographs, film, advertisements, and a wealth of other ephemera. Additionally, Cars, Culture, and the City recognizes some of the visionary advancements made to the car in New York with a look at an exceptional collection of drawings and models.

On view through August 8, 2010.

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