Thinkers Anonymous Presents

For Barry Lewis

Covid-19 and the Future of New York

Conference April 6 - May 25, 2021

7 p.m.

Eight Consecutive Tuesdays

All Evenings Free of Charge

Registration Required


                   The city will survive.
But it will never be the same.


The Future of New York  



May 26thth, 7 p.m.:

An Evening with

James Sanders




    Collaborator with Ric Burns on the PBS Documentary

"New York"

Hear what one of the foremost authorities on New York has to say about the city's future - and urban areas in general - and how the upcoming sequel to the New York docuseries had to expand to two episodes to address the impact that the pandemic has had on the city and the new course it finds itself on.  Come prepared to hear the thoughts and ask questions of the person whose predictions about what's next for New York are not to be missed.  


April 6, 2021

Why New York [Still] Matters

Kenneth Jackson

*Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University

*President Emeritus of the New-York Historical Society

Editor-in-Chief of the "Encyclopedia of New York City"

April 13, 2021

The Future of Transportation

Tom Wright

*President & CEO

Regional Plan Association

April 20, 2021

The Future of Tourism

Jacqueline Gifford


Travel + Leisure

April 27, 2021

The Future of Business

Kathryn Wylde

*President & CEO

Partnership for New York City

May 4, 2021

The Future of Real Estate

Spencer Levy

*Global Chief Client Officer


May 11, 2021

The Future of Immigration

Sabrina Fong

*Deputy Director for Research

and Policy Advisor

Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs

May 18, 2021

The Future of the Theatre

Risa Shoup

*Executive Director

Alliance of Resident Theatres/NY

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