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Tuesday, 7/9, 6:30pm - 8pm
Location
The Skyscraper Museum

Historian of the New York City Housing Housing Authority, Nicholas Bloom will outline the creation of the NYCHA in 1934 and traces the impact of its first projects. Architect Leonardo Tamargo will share discoveries on the seminal role of the NYCHA’s Technical Director, architects Frederick Ackerman and William Ballard.

Nicholas Dagen Bloom, currently at NYIT, will be joining the faculty of Hunter College as a Professor of Urban Policy and Planning in the fall of 2019. He is the author or editor of nine books on urban development, including Public Housing That Worked: New York in the Twentieth Century (Penn, 2008); co-editor with Matthew Lasner, Affordable Housing in New York: The People, Places, and Policies That Transformed a City (Princeton, 2015); and How States Shaped Postwar America: State Government and Urban Power (Chicago, 2019).

Reservations are required, and priority is given to Members and Corporate Member firms and their employees. All guests MUST RSVP to programs@skyscraper.org to assure admittance to the event.

More information on the Museum’s ongoing exhibition “Housing Density: Tenements to Towers,” which is the base for this lecture series, can be found at skyscraper.org/housingdensity.

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Tuesday, 7/9, 6:30pm - 8pm
Location
The Skyscraper Museum
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