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2018-08-19 11:00:002018-08-19 12:30:00America/New_YorkWest Side Story: The Evolution of Lincoln CenterMeet at the fountain in the plaza of Lincoln Center. Disco
Lincoln Center Plaza Fountain 10 Lincoln Center Plaza New York NY 10023
Aug 19, 2018
Sunday, 8/19, 11am - 12:30pm
Lincoln Center Plaza Fountain
1.5 LU / 1.5 HSW
Meet at the fountain in the plaza of Lincoln Center.
Discover the evolution of this pioneering midcentury cultural complex. On this tour we explore Lincoln Center’s origins as an urban renewal project by the infamous Robert Moses, announced in 1956. We begin with the Center’s design and construction by some of our most iconic Modern architects in the turbulent 1960s, and conclude with its reimagining by Diller Scofidio and Renfro in this past decade for 21st century New York.
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: John Kriskiewicz, 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.
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