Calendar of Events

Sat 08.23.2014

New York's Civic Center: History of Its Urban Development & Architecture

AIA CES: 2.0 LUs | 2.0 HSW

When: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM SATURDAY, AUGUST 23

Where: AIANY Tours   

Tour Leader: Gail Cornell, Architectural Historian

Explore the rich history of NYC’s Civic Center area, highlighting its urban planning and development and its architecture. From City Hall Park to Foley Square, to Police Plaza and Chatham Green, this tour includes exterior visits to City Hall, Tweed Courthouse, Surrogate Court, Municipal Building, International Trade Court, Javits Federal Building, Department of Health, Criminal Courts, State Building, New York Supreme Court and Annex, US Courthouse, Manhattan Correctional Center, Police Head Quarters, Murry Bergtraum High School, Chatham Green, and Chatham Towers.

The tour will meet at the north side of the fountain in City Hall Park and will begin promptly at 10:30 am.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior.

The tour will be held rain or shine.

Organized by: AIANY Architecture Tour Committee

Price: $15 for Members; $25 for Non-Members
Register Here
Tour is Limited to 20 (waiting list available)

Walk ups cannot be guaranteed a spot on tours – please use the sign up link above for waitlist if the tour is sold out

AIANY Chapter, the AIANY’s 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.

This program is related to the exhibition Open to the Public: Civic Space Now, on view from June 12 through September 6, 2014. 

Related Programing

Exhibition Opening
Thursday, June 12, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Open to The Public Symposium
Saturday, June 14, 9:30 am - 6:30 pm

AIANY Featured Guide Boat Tour - Adam Yarkinsky, FAIA
Sunday, June 15, 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

Exhibition Open House
Monday, June 16, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Modern Architecture in the West Village and Meatpacking District
Saturday, June 21, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

AIANY Featured Guide Boat Tour -  Signe Nielsen FASLA
Sunday, June 22, 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm

Roosevelt Island: 1970s “New Town in Town” To FDR Four Freedoms Park (Walking Tour)
Saturday, June 28, 11 am - 1:30 pm

Public Space: Community and Privacy
Wednesday, July 2, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

NYU & Washington Square: Changing Strategies of Growth and Design
Saturday, July 5, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Midtown Manhattan-Modernism Evolving: Crosstown Section: 53rd ST. (Approx.) East To West (Walking Tour)
Saturday, July 12,10:30 am -1:00 pm

West Side Story: Evolution of Lincoln Center (Walking Tour)
Thursday, July 19, 10 am - 11:30 am

Who Pays For Public Space?
Thursday, July 24, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

“Remembering The Future”: Architecture at The 1964/65 New York World's Fair (Walking Tour)
Saturday, July 26, 11:00 am
- 1:00 pm

9/11 Memorial and World Trade Center - Architecture, Urban Planning and the History of the New and Original WTC (Walking Tour)
Saturday, August 9, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Midtown Manhattan-Modernism Evolving: East 42nd St. United Nations and Vicinity (Walking Tour)
Saturday, August 16,
10:30 am - 1:00 pm

New York's Civic Center: History of Its Urban Development & Architecture (Walking Tour)
Saturday, August 23,
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

The High Line, Hudson River Park and New Architecture in West Chelsea and The Far West Village
Saturday, August 30, 10:30 - 1:30 pm

The Future of Public Space
Friday, September 5:00 pm, 6 pm - 8 pm

Midtown Manhattan-Modernism Evolving: The Park Avenue Corridor (Walking Tour)
Saturday, September 6, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm


 


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