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Times Square: Contemporary Architecture in and around the "Crossroads of the World"
AIA CES: 2.5 LU | 2.5 HSW
When: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM SATURDAY, APRIL 29
Where: AIANY Tours
Meet at West 42nd Street and 7th Avenue - SE corner, inside Times Square Subway entrance opposite customer service kiosk
Explore contemporary architecture in and around Times Square. Highlights include the Times Square Tower by David Childs of S.O.M., 4 Times Square by Fox + Fowle, Renzo Piano’s New York Times Tower, One Bryant Park/Bank Of America Tower by COOKFOX, Westin Hotel by Arquitectonica, the TKTS booth by Perkins Eastman, and the Snøhetta-designed Times Square pedestrian plaza.
The tour will also feature the 42nd Street Redevelopment area, including Hugh Hardy’s restoration of the New Victory Theater, a look at the interior of John Portman’s Marriott Marquis lobby, and landmark buildings such as Harvey Wiley Corbett’s Bush Tower and Raymond Hood’s McGraw-Hill Building.
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: Scott Cook
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.