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Thu 04.25.2013

Low Rise High Density - Exhibition Opening

When: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM THURSDAY, APRIL 25

Where: At The Center   

Join us for the opening of Low Rise High Density, an exhibition examining a housing type celebrated in the 1960s and ‘70s, and what it means in the United States today.

The exhibition, co-sponsored by the Institute for Public Architecture, presents architectural drawings, photographs, and oral histories with project architects, tracing the typology over the last 50 years.

Organized by
: Center for Architecture
Price: Free

Special thanks to our sponsors:


This exhibition is the first public program sponsored by the Institute for Public Architecture, a new organization promoting socially engaged architecture through urban research projects and a future residency program for design practitioners. By supporting architects and allied professionals working in the public interest, the IPA strives to improve our public realm.

Belden Tri-State Building Materials
Grimshaw Architects
James McCullar Architecture, PC
Magnusson Architecture and Planning, PC
Rawlings Architects, PC
Robert Silman Associates
Tsao & McKown Architects

Special Thanks
The Architectural League of New York
Columbia Center for Oral History
Facoltà di Architettura, Cesena, Italy
Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
New York University Bookstore
Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture
Urban Omnibus (please see Karen Kubey’s related article on
Marcus Garvey Park Village)

Related Exhibition Programming:
Opening Reception
Thursday, April 25, 2013, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Beyond the Lawn
Thursday, May 9, 2013, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Marcus Garvey Park Village at 40
Monday, June 3, 2013, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Low Rise High Density Now

Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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