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

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

June 30, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT


AIA CES 2.0 LU | 2.0 HSW

When: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM SUNDAY, JULY 9

Where: AIANY Tours

Meet at the north side of the fountain in City Hall Park.

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, the Department of Health, Criminal Courts, State Building, New York  Supreme Court and Annex, US Courthouse, Manhattan Correctional Center, Police HQ, Murry Bergtraum High School, Chatham Green, and Chatham Towers.

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 utulizie VOX amplification systems, and so attendees are welcome to bring their personal earbuds.

Guide: Gail Cornell

Organized by: AIANY Architecture Tour Committee

Price: $15 for AIA members and students with valid ID; $25 for general public


AIANY and the AIANY 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. Walking tours endorse the initiatives of FitCity – promoting physical activity through design.


June 30, 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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Center for Architecture
(212) 683-0023
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