AIANY Walking Tour: Midtown Manhattan: Modernism Evolving East 42nd Street, the United Nations and Vicinity

View some of Midtown’s most distinctive buildings and interiors, ranging from the Art Deco Chrysler and Chanin Buildings and Raymond Hood’s Daily News Building to the groundbreaking United Nations headquarters and Kevin Roche’s Ford Foundation and UN Plaza buildings. Also included are less-known structures like the Japan Society and William Lescaze’s pioneering 1934 home and office, as well as buildings by Harrison & Abramovitz, Gwathmey Siegel, and I. M. Pei.

The tour will meet at Park Ave. & 42nd St., at east side of Pershing Square Café, across from Grand Central Terminal.

Tours will run rain or shine.

Price: $20 for AIA Members; $30 for Non-Members

Organized by: AIANY Architecture Tour Committee

AIA NY Chapter, and AIANY Architectural 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.

Tour is Limited to 15 and attendees must register in advance (waiting list available)
Register via the AIANY e-Calendar here:


Event Details:

  • When: 

    Saturday, August 24, 2013
    10:30 am

  • Where: 

    AIANY Architecture Tour Committee
    Park Ave. & 42nd Street
    New York, New York

  • More information: 

    Event website.

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