The Greatest New York Ever
New Yorkers have spoken highly of themselves and their city during almost all of its incarnations. But over a nearly 400-year history, who and what stands out as truly the greatest? We gathered a host of opinionators to hash it out. Five writers each make a case for a single year as the city’s superlative; five panels of experts then choose the greatest musical, mayor, TV show, athlete, and building in NYC history.