NPR logo

Up On a Roof

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1127780/127780" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Up On a Roof

Up On a Roof

Up On a Roof

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1127780/127780" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Host Melissa Block explores rooftops in New York, starting with the exhibit Up On a Roof now at the New York Historical Society. She also visits two people who really know their New York rooftops — a water tank builder and a pigeon racer — to see what magic the rooftop view gives them.