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The Architect of Light: Happy Hour & Tour of Louis Kahn's Final Masterpiece

October 2, 2019

Join Four Freedoms Park Conservancy for a happy hour and discussion on the last great work of Louis Kahn. A tour of the presidential memorial, led by Robert Balder, the Executive Director of Cornell's College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, and Stephen Martin, the Conservancy’s former Director of Design and Planning, will detail the design philosophy of Kahn and the changing landscape of Roosevelt Island and New York City. An informal happy hour reception will follow the tour. This event is part of AIANY Archtober, New York City’s architecture and design month.

Wednesday October 2, 5:00 – 7:00pm
Four Freedoms Park
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FDR Four Freedoms Park, Louis Kahn. image: Louis I. Kahn Collection, University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

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