Midtown Modernism(s): East 42nd Street, the United Nations and Vicinity
Sep 23, 2017
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2017-09-23 10:30:002017-09-23 12:30:00America/New_YorkMidtown Modernism(s): East 42nd Street, the United Nations and VicinityView some of Midtown’s most distinctive buildings and
Meeting Location 42nd Street and Park Avenue New York NY 10017
Sep 23, 2017
Saturday, 9/23, 10:30am - 12:30pm
2.5 LU / 2.5 HSW
View some of Midtown’s most distinctive buildings and interiors, ranging from the Art Deco Chrysler and Chanin Buildings and Raymond Hood’s Daily News Building, to the groundbreaking United Nations headquarters and Kevin Roche’s Ford Foundation and UN Plaza. Also included are less-known structures like the Japan Society and William Lescaze’s pioneering 1934 home and office, as well as buildings by Harrison & Abramovitz, Gwathmey Siegel, and I. M. Pei.
Tours will run rain or shine. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour start time. Registration is limited to 15; walk-ups are not guaranteed a spot on the tour. Some tours utulizie VOX amplification systems, and so attendees are welcome to bring their personal earbuds.
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