Paul Whalen Lectures on the Reinvention of New York's 42nd StreetApril 16, 2009
Tonight Paul Whalen, Partner at Robert A.M. Stern Architects, LLP, will present "42nd Street: The Reinvention of the Theater Block" as the inaugural lecture of the New York Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism. He will talk about the role of design in the public / private partnership that has reestablished the theater block of 42nd Street as New York's premier democratic entertainment center and a widely studied model for urban redevelopment worldwide. Discussion with founders of CNU New York will follow his presentation.
The lecture will be held at the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America at 20 West 44th Street in Manhattan; it begins at 6:30. More information is available at http://www.cnu-ny.org; reservations can be made at http://cnuny.eventbrite.com.