AIANY Walking Tour: Roosevelt Island: 1970s “New Town In Town” to FDR Four Freedoms Park

View a sampling of buildings from four centuries on the island formerly known as Blackwell’s Island, later Welfare Island, and since 1973 Roosevelt Island—culminating in the recently completed FDR Four Freedoms Park designed by Louis Kahn, FAIA, in 1973. Other highlights include the restored Blackwell farmhouse and Good Shepherd Chapel, James Renwick’s Smallpox Hospital ruins, 1970s UDC housing by Johansen & Bhavnani and Sert, Jackson & Associates, and recent housing by Gruzen Samton, among other works.

AIA CES: 2.0 LU | 2.0 HSW
Price: $15 for AIA members; $25 for non-members
Tour is Limited to 15 and attendees must register in advance (waiting list available)
Register via the AIANY e-Calendar here: http://cfa.aiany.org/index.php?section=calendar&evtid=5915

Event

Event Details:


  • When: 

    Saturday, July 13, 2013
    11:00 am

  • Where: 

    AIANY
    Roosevelt Island Tram Station
    New York, New York

  • More information: 

    Event website.

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