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Sat 09.30.2017

Midtown Modernism(s): The Park Avenue Corridor

AIA CES: 2.5 LU | 2.5 HSW

When: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Where: AIANY Tours   

Meet at southeast corner of Park Avenue & 47th St. (in front of 245 Park Ave.)

Park Avenue is the epicenter of Corporate Modernism. View three Modern masterpieces by SOM's Gordon Bunshaft and Natalie de Blois, Mies van der Rohe’s Seagram Building, as well as “vernacular” Modern office buildings by Emery Roth and others. Also included are a distinguished Art Deco tower and lobby, a Morris Lapidus-designed hotel, and late Modern and Postmodern designs by Edward Larrabee Barnes, Philip Johnson, and I. M. Pei.

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 utilize VOX amplification systems; attendees are welcome to bring their personal earbuds.

Guide: Kyle Johnson, AIA

Organized by: AIANY Architecture Tour Committee

Price: $20 for AIA members; $30 for non-members

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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.


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