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Thursday, 5/17, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Location
Queens Theatre in the Park

This event has been cancelled. 

 

The Center for Architecture will host an Archtober Building of the Day preview across the five boroughs from May 14-18 celebrating New York City old and new. Today, tour the Queens Theatre in the Park by Caples Jefferson.

The 2011 Caples Jefferson Architects’ project for the Queens Theatre-in-the-Park reception room brings hope as the first bright step in the revitalisation of the area aaround the World’s Fair complex. Built in 1964, the Fair awaits a clear renewal plan. The buildings, originally designed by Philip Johnson and Richard Foster, define an iconic dominance, a context that no other architecture can easily relate to both because of their shapes and history: a distant futuristic optimism solidified in circular-based structures. Nevertheless, from a superficial figurative analysis, the new 600-person reception room gives an impression of having always been a part of the complex.

Architect: Caples Jefferson Architects

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Archtober
Photo: Albert Vecerka.
Thursday, 5/17, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Location
Queens Theatre in the Park
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