The Changing Face of North Midtown: Crosstown Below the Park
Aug 20, 2017
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2017-08-20 10:30:002017-08-20 12:30:00America/New_YorkThe Changing Face of North Midtown: Crosstown Below the ParkMeet at north side of Pulitzer Fountain in Grand Army Plaza,
Meeting Location 59th Street and Fifth Ave New York NY
Aug 20, 2017
2.5 LU / 2.5 HSW
Meet at north side of Pulitzer Fountain in Grand Army Plaza, Fifth Ave. and 59th St., across from Plaza Hotel.
Much of the new construction in Midtown Manhattan has been, and continues to be, near the south end of Central Park. This tour will traverse North Midtown from Grand Army Plaza to Columbus Circle, viewing buildings by Norman Foster, Christian de Portzamparc, SOM, Robert A. M. Stern, Cesar Pelli, Edward Larrabee Barnes, Helmut Jahn, and I. M. Pei, as well as historic structures by Henry Hardenbergh, Warren & Wetmore, and Cass Gilbert. New and forthcoming supertall residential towers will be included.
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 utilize VOX amplification systems; attendees are welcome to bring their personal earbuds.
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