Walking Tour – Architecture on Cooper Square, Bond St., Lafayette St. and the Bowery

Oct 13 at 10:30am–12:30pm
Meet at the south facade of the Cooper Union Foundation Building, between Cooper Square & Bowery/3rd Ave.
Organized by AIA New York

Explore a diverse range of recent and historic architecture on Cooper Square, Bond Street, Lafayette Street and the Bowery.  Newer highlights include Herzog & de Meuron’s 40 Bond Street and Public Hotel, Morphosis’ Cooper Union Engineering School, Norman Foster’s Sperone Westwater Gallery and Sanaa’s New Museum, among others.  Also encountered along the route is a remarkably rich group of NYC’s Individual Landmarks including the Cooper Union Foundation Building, the De Vinne Press, the Schermerhorn Building and Louis Sullivan’s Bayard Building.  A discussion of stylistic breakthroughs, technological innovations including diverse cladding materials, and urban design will tie these diverse sites togetherv

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: Alex McLean, Assoc. AIA

NYC’s architecture and design month features hundreds of events, tours, and exhibitions organized by more than 60 partners across the five boroughs.
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