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2018-08-25 10:30:002018-08-25 12:30:00America/New_YorkMidtown Modernism 4: On and Off East 57th StreetMeet at North side of Pulitzer Fountain in Grand Army Plaza,
Meet at North side of Pulitzer Fountain in Grand Army Plaza (Manhattan), near Fifth Ave. and 59th St., across from Plaza Hotel 59th Street and 5th Avenue New York NY 10022
Aug 25, 2018
2.0 LU / 2.0 HSW
Meet at North side of Pulitzer Fountain in Grand Army Plaza, near Fifth Ave. and 59th St., across from Plaza Hotel.
Using East 57th Street as a backdrop, experience the evolution of Modernism: from proto-Modern buildings by Ely Jacques Kahn and Walker & Gillette, to classic Modern designs by Harrison & Abramovitz and Edward Durell Stone, to Late Modern structures by Edward Larrabee Barnes and Cesar Pelli and Postmodern designs by Kohn Pedersen Fox, Helmut Jahn and I.M. Pei–as well as Paul Rudolph’s unique Modulightor building and Rafael Vinoly’s supertall 432 Park Avenue. Also included are historic structures by Henry Hardenbergh, Schultze & Weaver and Emery Roth, as well as several Art Deco and Modern interiors.
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.
Guide: Kyle Johnson AIA
AIANY and the AIANY Architecture Tour Committee and its tour guides will not be held liable and assume no responsibility for any injury or loss incurred by participants in these programs. Walking tours endorse the initiatives of FitCity – promoting physical activity through design.
AIANY Architecture Tour Committee
10:30am to 12:30pm
Meet at North side of Pulitzer Fountain in Grand Army Plaza (Manhattan), near Fifth Ave. and 59th St., across from Plaza Hotel
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