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Events November 2019


Shaping Our City: “Modern” Times in Midtown, 1930-1960

November 9, 2019

Organized by the Municipal Art Society and Led by historian Matt Postal, this walking tour examines the rise of modernism in midtown during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, with stops at the Rockefeller Apartments (1936), the (recently reopened) Museum of Modern Art (1969), the Look Building (1950), and Lever House (1951), among others.

This tour is part of Matt Postal’s year long tour series on Midtown. Next up a tour on December 7 will cover high-profile works by Norman Foster, Philip Johnson (1906–2005), Cesar Pelli (1926–2019), Christian de Portzamparc, and SHoP Architects.

Saturday November 9, 11:00am - 1:00pm
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Shaping Our City: Midtown Since Modernism
Saturday December 7, 11:00am - 1:00pm
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Look Building, view from SW
K. Randall


Week of November 3rd