Jump Inside an Art-World Bounce House and Mourn a New York That Never Was

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At the Queens Museum this fall, an ambitious, and oftentimes wildly unrealistic, vision of New York City is on display at the institutions newest exhibition, “Never Built New York.”

Whether it’s a gigantic bounce house (yes, you can jump inside it), an airport on the Hudson, or a gigantic temperature-controlled glass dome, encapsulating a large swath of Manhattan, “Never Built New York” features bizarre, smart, and fun urban-design ideas from the past — all imagined for America’s largest apple.

The exhibition is open from September 17 until February 18, 2018, and is accompanied by the book Never Built New York.

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Jump Inside This Bounce House and Mourn a NYC That Never Was