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Events September 2015

LocalWalking Tour

Lincoln Center with Thomas Mellins

September 30, 2015

Neighborhood preservation advocacy group Landmark West! is hosting a walking tour of Lincoln Center with Thomas Mellins, an architectural historian, independent curator, and author. The performing arts complex features the work of iconic mid-century architects including Max Abramovitz, Pietro Belluschi, Gordon Bunshaft, Wallace Harrison, Eero Saarinen, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, and Philip Johnson. The tour will also cover the Diller Scofidio + Renfro redevelopment project, which altered the North Plaza design by Dan Kiley.

Wednesday September 30, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York
Details and registration HERE

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Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts plaza, Wallace Harrison, 1956–1966.
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Exterior lighting detail, New York State Theater (now David Koch Theater), Philip Johnson, 1957–1964. photos: K. Randall

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