Blog: Homes, Parks and Towns that Changed America
10 Homes That Changed America, the first episode of the new three-part series 10 That Changed America, premieres Tuesday, April 5, at 8pm on CET and ThinkTV16. In each episode of the series, host Geoffrey Baer will tell the story of ten innovators whose work impacted America’s way of life – whether they worked with homes, parks or experimental towns.
Because of our annual GreatTVAuction, the broadcast schedule for ThinkTV will be altered. Here’s more information about each episode and information about where to watch:
10 Homes That Changed America
Tuesday, April 5, at 8pm on ThinkTV16 and CET
Visit homes that transformed residential living, from grand estates to the pueblos of New Mexico.
10 Parks That Changed America
Tuesday, April 12, at 8pm on CET and ThinkTV16
Explore spaces that offer city dwellers a respite, from Savannah’s squares to New York’s High Line.
10 Towns That Changed America
Tuesday, April 19, at 8pm on ThinkTV16Again (16.2) and CET
Visit influential towns designed from the ground up that transformed our ideas of community.
*Find 16.2 on your television: http://www.thinktv.org/air/television-channel-guide/
You can also explore and learn more about the homes, parks, and towns; discover additional landmark places and spaces; and join the discussion on the series’ website, http://wttw.com/tenthatchanged. Featuring additional narrative content, exclusive video, stunning photography, animated and interactive features, activities, and more, the sites bring the stories introduced in the television specials to life. Visitors will have the opportunity to suggest their own homes, parks and towns for consideration by the online audience. The digital platform also localizes the experience so users can explore their own built environment with content drawing on the rich narrative and video assets from the television productions; interactive maps guide users to drill down to attractions near the homes, parks, and towns; and the sites feature quizzes, timelines, and a peek inside the technical and artistic achievements of each of the subjects.