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2017-04-29 10:00:002017-04-29 12:30:00America/New_YorkTimes Square: Contemporary ArchitectureExplore contemporary architecture in and around Times Square
Meeting Location 42nd Street and 7th Avenue New York NY 10036
Apr 29, 2017
Saturday, 4/29, 10am - 12:30pm
2.5 LU / 2.5 HSW
Explore contemporary architecture in and around Times Square. Highlights include the Times Square Tower by David Childs of S.O.M., 4 Times Square by Fox + Fowle, Renzo Piano’s New York Times Tower, One Bryant Park/Bank Of America Tower by COOKFOX, Westin Hotel by Arquitectonica, the TKTS booth by Perkins Eastman, and the Snøhetta-designed Times Square pedestrian plaza.
The tour will also feature the 42nd Street Redevelopment area, including Hugh Hardy’s restoration of the New Victory Theater, a look at the interior of John Portman’s Marriott Marquis lobby, and landmark buildings such as Harvey Wiley Corbett’s Bush Tower and Raymond Hood’s McGraw-Hill Building.
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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