Architecture on Cooper Square, Bond Street, Lafayette Street, and the Bowery
Jul 29, 2018
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2018-07-29 10:30:002018-07-29 12:30:00America/New_YorkArchitecture on Cooper Square, Bond Street, Lafayette Street, and the BoweryMeet at the south facade of the Cooper Union Foundation Buil
Meet at the south facade of the Cooper Union Foundation Building, between Cooper Square & Bowery/3rd Ave East 7th Street and 3rd Avenue New York NY 10003
Jul 29, 2018
2.0 LU / 2.0 HSW
Meet at the south facade of the Cooper Union Foundation Building, between Cooper Square & Bowery/3rd Ave.
Explore a diverse range of recent and historic architecture on Cooper Square, Bond Street, Lafayette Street and the Bowery. Newer highlights include Herzog & de Meuron’s 40 Bond Street and Public Hotel, Morphosis’ Cooper Union Engineering School, Norman Foster’s Sperone Westwater Gallery and Sanaa’s New Museum, among others. Also encountered along the route is a remarkably rich group of NYC’s Individual Landmarks including the Cooper Union Foundation Building, the De Vinne Press, the Schermerhorn Building and Louis Sullivan’s Bayard Building. A discussion of stylistic breakthroughs, technological innovations including diverse cladding materials, and urban design will tie these diverse sites togetherv
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: Arthur Platt AIA & Alex McLean, Assoc. 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 the south facade of the Cooper Union Foundation Building, between Cooper Square & Bowery/3rd Ave
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