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Mon 05.08.2017

Oculus Book Talk: Magnetic City: A Walking Companion to New York


When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM MONDAY, MAY 8

Where: At The Center   

Join us at the Center for Architecture on May 8 to hear Justin Davidson discuss his latest book, Magnetic City: A Walking Companion to New York!

Through seven illustrated walking tours of New York Magnetic City provides a historical, architectural, and cultural exploration of the city around us. Each section is presented  with its own essay, map, and illustrations, so the book can be enjoyed both on foot and at home.

Justin Davidson has been New York magazine’s classical music and architecture critic since 2007. He began his journalism career as a local stringer for the Associated Press in Rome (where he grew up) before moving to the United States to study music at Harvard. He went on to earn a doctorate degree in music composition at Columbia University, where he also taught. In 2002, as a staff writer at Newsday, he won the Pulitzer Prize in criticism.

Justin Davidson, Architecture Critic, New York magazine

Elizabeth Diller, Founding Partner, Diller Scofidio + Renfro

Organized by: AIANY Oculus Committee

Price: Free for AIA members and students with a valid student ID, $10 for general public


About Oculus Book Talks:
Each month, the AIANY Oculus Committee presents a Book Talk at the Center for Architecture. Each Oculus Book Talk highlights a recent publication on architecture, design, or the built environment — presented by the author. The Book Talks are a forum for dialogue and discussion, and copies of the publications are available for sale and signing.

Upcoming Book Talks
Welcome to your World: How the Built Environment Shapes Our Lives
Thursday, June 15, 2017 6-8pm


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