Founded in 1785 by the skilled craftsmen of the City, our organization continues to serve and improve the quality of life of the people of the City of New York.
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Honoring the Accomplishments of Edwin L. Christian, Business Manager, International Union of Operating Engineers Local 14-14B and Dan Holohan, International Authority, Steam Heating and Hydronics and Founder, HeatingHelp.com.
Heads, Hands, Hearts – Craftsmanship at Work. The New York Premiere of this Documentary with Director/Producer Kelly Candaele. A documentary about the lives and work of the men and women who built one...
Please click here to read the FALL 2017 Newsletter We are grateful for your support of the programs of The General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen of the City of New York.
Mechanics Institute offers tuition-free educational programs to individuals in the building and construction industry. The next academic year will begin Monday, September 11, 2017 with registration beginning in May.
The Board of Governors of The General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen and the School Committee extend their Congratulations to the Mechanics Institute Class of 2017
Treasures from the General Society Collection are now available digitally thanks to "Digital Culture of Metropolitan New York"
2017 Mechanics Institute Graduation Ceremony Thursday, May 25, 2017 7 p.m. The General Society Library
Michiko Sakano, Michiko Sakano Studio, Glass Artisan, Tuesday, May 9th AT THE GENERAL SOCIETY LIBRARY, The lecture starts at 6:30 P.M. – RECEPTION TO FOLLOW. Japanese Born Glass Artist, Michiko Sakano’s exquisite work...