NYC Preserving 20th-Century Modernism Lect Dec 2nd 6:30 MCNY

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NYC Preserving 20th-Century Modernism Lect Dec 2nd 6:30 MCNY

Postby Steve Tepperman » Mon Nov 30, 2009 8:36 am

December 02 Preserving 20th-Century Modernism Andrew S. Dolkart, Belmont Freeman, Nina Rappaport, Frank Sanchis and Theo Prudon explore the preservation of 20th-century architecture.

Museum of City of NY

Wednesday • December 2 • 6:30 PM
Preserving 20th-Century Modernism

With its emphasis on experimental materials and construction techniques, mid-century modern architecture often poses enormous challenges for owners, developers, and preservationists. Join Andrew S. Dolkart, urban architectural historian and author of Guide to New York City Landmarks (Wiley & Sons, 1998), as he moderates a discussion with Belmont Freeman, founder of Belmont Freeman Architects; Nina Rappaport, chair of DOCOMOMO/New York-Tristate and editor of Constructs, the Yale School of Architecture's magazine; Frank Sanchis, Senior Vice President of the Municipal Art Society; and Theo Prudon, President of DOCOMOMO/US, exploring the preservation of 20th-century architecture as represented by New York-area Saarinen buildings such as the TWA terminal at JFK Airport and Bell Labs (Holmdel). Presented in conjunction with Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future. $


$12 Non-Members

$8 Seniors and Students

$6 Museum Members

*A two dollar surcharge applies for unreserved, walk-in participants.

For more information please call 212.534.1672, ext. 3395.

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