The Federal Reserve System was created on December 23, 1913, when President Woodrow Wilson signed the Federal Reserve Act into law. To commemorate this milestone, we're taking a look at the people and events that helped shape our system.

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Construction at Nassau and Liberty Street »
The corner of Nassau and Liberty Streets, where construction on the New York Fed began shortly after this photo was taken in May 1921.
Visiting the Fed »
Plan your trip to the New York Fed and schedule our free museum or guided tour online.
You Tube Channel »
The official YouTube channel of the New York Fed. Includes regional press briefings, speeches by Bank officials and educational videos that help explain what we do and why.
Liberty Street Economics Blog »
The Liberty Street Economics Blog features insight and analysis from economists working at the intersection of research and Fed policymaking.
Federal Reserve System Centennial Advisory Council » offsite
Former Federal Reserve Chairmen Paul A. Volcker and Alan Greenspan are serving as honorary co-chairs of a Centennial Advisory Council along with 24 other individuals representing a range of private and public sector organizations.
Frequently Asked Questions » offsite
Information about the Centennial commemoration and inventory of historical collections.
Inventory of Historical Documents » offsite
The Federal Reserve is compiling an inventory of historical Federal Reserve documents and items. Let us know if you have information about collections, or have documents or items that should be added to the inventory. Submit details.