The Changing Face of North Midtown: Crosstown Below the Park
Oct 14, 2018
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2018-10-14 10:30:002018-10-14 13:00:00America/New_YorkThe Changing Face of North Midtown: Crosstown Below the ParkMeet at the North side of Pulitzer Fountain in Grand Army Pl
The North side of the Pulitzer Fountain in Grand Army Plaza (across from the Plaza Hotel) 59th St and Fifth Avenue New York NY 10022
Oct 14, 2018
2.5 LU / 2.5 HSW
Meet at the North side of Pulitzer Fountain in Grand Army Plaza, near Fifth Ave. & 59th St., across from the 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.
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.
As a reminder, AIA National policy requires participants to attend the entire educational portion of an event to receive continuing education credits.
AIANY Architecture Tour Committee
10:30am to 1pm
The North side of the Pulitzer Fountain in Grand Army Plaza (across from the Plaza Hotel)
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