Building of the Day: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Oct 17, 2019
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2019-10-17 10:00:002019-10-17 11:30:00America/New_YorkBuilding of the Day: Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingOriginal Architect: Carrère & Hastings (1911); Ro
NYPL 476 Fifth Avenue New York New York 10016
Oct 17, 2019
Thursday, 10/17, 10am - 11:30am
Original Architect: Carrère & Hastings (1911); Rose Reading Room Renovation: WJE Engineers & Architects with Evergreene Architectural Arts (2016)
Join us for a tour of the building presented by Keith Glutting, who has been guiding visitors through this masterpiece by Carrere and Hastings for fifteen years. The tour will culminate with a discussion of the restoration of the Rose Main Reading Room by Wiss, Janney, Elstner architects with Evergreene Architectural Arts.
“One cannot imagine New York without it – its presence is that of some great natural fact.” – Henry Hope Reed, author of the original volume of The New York Public Library: The Architecture and Decoration of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building.
This program is organized in conjunction with Archtober, New York City’s month-long architecture and design festival.
All Archtober sales are final. No refunds available.
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