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Battery Park City: Creating a New Neighborhood
AIA CES 2.5 LU | 2.5 HSW
When: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM SATURDAY, ARCHTOBER 18
Where: AIANY Tours
Meet at the portal of Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park. (between Battery Park and the Museum of Jewish Heritage)
After more than four decades of planning and construction, Battery Park City has been built out. Learn about its planning and discover its distinctive residential neighborhoods, distinguished parks and plazas, public art works, and signature commercial center.
Highlights include Brookfield Place and Wintergarden (Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects), Goldman Sachs Headquarters (Pei Cobb Freed), Museum of Jewish Heritage (Kevin Roche), Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park (Olin with Machado & Silvetti), Teardrop Park (Michael Van Valkenburgh), South Cove Plaza, and the Irish Hunger Memorial. We will see schools by Cooper Robertson and Dattner Architects, and residential towers by a host of architects, including Pelli Clarke Pelli, Gruzen Samton, Ennead Architects, Ulrich Franzen, Robert A. M. Stern and Charles Moore.
Tours will run rain or shine.
Tour is limited to 15 (Wait list may be available)
$20 for AIA members
$30 for non-members
Organized by: AIANY Architecture Tour Committee
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.
A program of Archtober, Architecture and Design Month, New York City, October 2014.