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Midtown Modernism(s) | Crosstown Section: 53rd St. East to West
AIA CES: 2.5 LU | 2.5 HSW
When: 10:30 AM SATURDAY, APRIL 15 - 1:00 PM FRIDAY, APRIL 15
Where: AIANY Tours
Meet at northeast corner of Third Avenue & 52nd St. (in front of 875 Third Ave.)
View a variety of classic Modern, late Modern and Postmodern designs by SOM, Philip Johnson, Edward Larrabee Barnes, Eero Saarinen, Kevin Roche, Kohn Pedersen Fox and others. Highlights include Lever House, the Seagram Building, Citicorp Center, the CBS Building, and the Museum of Modern Art’s multi-building complex. Smaller gems like the former Rockefeller Guest House, Austrian Cultural Institute and Paley Park are also included, as are interior spaces featuring work by artists Isamu Noguchi and Louise Nevelson.
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 and students with valid ID; $30 for general public
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.