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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 22
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, following a master plan by Cooper, Eckstut and Associates. 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 (Cesar Pelli), 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 (1100 Architect). 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.
Tour will begin promptly at 10:30 am. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior.
Organized by: AIANY Architecture Tour Committee
Price: $20 for AIA members; $30 for non-members
Tour is limited to 15 people. Walk ups are not guaranteed a spot on the tour.
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.