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Midtown Modernism(s): East 42nd Street, the United Nations and Vicinity
AIA CES: 2.5 LU | 2.5 HSW
When: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM SATURDAY, APRIL 1
Where: AIANY Tours
Meet at Park Ave. & 42nd St, at east side of cafe in Pershing Square, across from Grand Central Terminal.
View some of Midtown’s most distinctive buildings and interiors, ranging from the Art Deco Chrysler and Chanin Buildings and Raymond Hood’s Daily News Building, to the groundbreaking United Nations headquarters and Kevin Roche’s Ford Foundation and UN Plaza. Also included are less-known structures like the Japan Society and William Lescaze’s pioneering 1934 home and office, as well as buildings by Harrison & Abramovitz, Gwathmey Siegel, and I. M. Pei.
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 utulizie VOX amplification systems, and so attendees are welcome to bring their personal earbuds.
Guide: Kyle Johnson, AIA
Organized by: AIANY Architecture Tour Committee
Price: $20 for AIA members; $30 for non-members
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.