“@NYPLMilstein: Today in 1912: 1st automat opens in NYC on Broadway @ Times Square.”
Celebrate the Automat in style, both digitally and in person!
- Lunch Hour NYC –NYPL’s physical exhibit honoring lunch carts, automats, and lunching of all types (or visit the online component HERE!)
- Visit: The Automat- The History, Recipes, and Allure of Horn & Hardart’s Masterpiece
- The Atlantic article which not only includes amazing images of automats, but excellent video media!
- Ask your parents, grandparents, and their friends and have them tell you a few tales!
- Or, do your own local search at your local Archive or Library!
Lunchtime was supercool. Let’s learn more!