I am very pleased to celebrate the publication of the CUNY/New York Times Knowledge Network 2009 City Life Calendar. In "The Colossus of New York,” Colson Whitehead writes, “Our streets are calendars containing who we were and who we will be next.” The City Life Calendar brings these streets to life, using images and text to show the dynamism of American cities. It highlights the centrality of cities in American history and life, from the arts to commerce to politics, and shows how cities are magnets for creativity, bringing together diverse groups of people and ideas... >>
Matthew Goldstein, CUNY Chancellor >>