The second Friday afternoon session will continue to explore new narratives on nineteenth-century New York. Speakers will focus on lesser-studied typologies of commercial architecture, hotels and lofts, and on the extraordinary importance of Broadway as a high-value corridor, made visible by the Ten & Taller survey.
Introductions by Carol Willis
Hotels: Big and Tall
Tom Mellins, architectural historian and independent curator
Broadway: The Tallest Street in the City
Michelle Young, Adjunct Professor, Columbia, GSAPP and founder of Untapped Cities
Lofty Lofts and the Broadway Bridge to Midtown
Carol Willis, Director, The Skyscraper Museum
Response and Comment
Fran Leadon, Assoc. Prof., School of Architecture at the City College of New York
Questions and Colloquy
All symposium speakers
FREE. 2 AIA CES LUs available.
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