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An Oasis in the Metropolis: SAH Study Day at The New York Botanical Garden

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An Oasis in the Metropolis: SAH Study Day at The New York Botanical Garden

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This SAH Study Day offers participants a comprehensive, insider tour of The New York Botanical Garden, one of America’s most renowned urban green spaces, including its historic buildings and rare collections. Participants will have the opportunity to view original maps, drawings, and water color renderings of the Garden in the Mertz Library, led by Vanessa Sellers, coordinator of the Humanities Institute, and Stephen Sinon, head of Information Services and Archives, Mertz Library. Architect Susan T. Rodriguez, FAIA, partner Ennead Architects, LLP, will discuss designing the modern Herbarium and Pfizer Plant Research Laboratory. Participants will enjoy a walking tour through the recently completed Native Plant Garden with Todd Forrest, Arthur Ross Vice President for Horticulture and Living Collections at The New York Botanical Garden. Architect Page Cowley, of Page Ayres Cowley Architects, LLC, will discuss several key elements of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory Building. The tour will also include stops at the recently restored Thain Forest and the landmark Stone Mill.

AIA CES: 4 LU

Details

Start:
September 25, 2015
End:
September 26, 2015
Cost:
$199
Website:
http://www.sah.org/conferences-and-programs/study-programs/nybg-study-day

Venue

Society of Architectural Historians and The New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY United States
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