Three New York Events Highlight Publication Of New York 2000January 22, 2007
Three upcoming panel discussions will celebrate the November 2006 publication of New York 2000: Architecture and Urbanism Between the Bicentennial and the Millennium, written by Robert A.M. Stern, David Fishman, and Jacob Tilove and published by The Monacelli Press.
On Thursday, January 25, at 6:30 pm at the Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall, Columbia University, the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture will present a round-table discussion "New York 2000: The Book" with opening remarks by Robert A.M. Stern. Joan Ockman, Director of the Buell Center, will moderate a panel that includes Robert Beauregard, Professor of Urban Planning, Columbia University, and author of The Urban Moment: Cosmopolitan Essays on the Late Twentieth Century City; Kenneth Jackson, Jacques Barzun Professor of History and the Social Sciences, Columbia University, and author of The Encyclopedia of New York City; Suzanne Stephens, architecture critic and Deputy Editor, Architectural Record; and Mike Wallace, Distinguished Professor of History, City University of New York, and author of Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898. The event is free and open to the public. For more information please call 212-854-8165 or go to the Buell Center Web site.
The Architectural League of New York has organized two programs to take place at Caspary Hall at Rockefeller University in New York that will both be introduced by Robert A.M. Stern. On Tuesday, February 6, at 6:30, "The City as Stage" will feature panelists Dan Biederman, President, Bryant Park Corporation; Anita Contini, founder and former director, Creative Time; Alanna Heiss, Director, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center; Michael Sorkin, Director, Graduate Urban Design Program, City College of New York; and Tupper Thomas, President, Prospect Park Alliance.
On Tuesday, February 13, at 6:30, "The Good, the Bad, and the Appropriate" will feature panelists Kent Barwick, President, Municipal Art Society; Laurie Beckelman, former Chair, New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission; Andrew Berman, Executive Director, Greenwich Village Historic Preservation Society; and Paul Byard, Director of the Historic Preservation Program at Columbia University GSAPP. The discussion will be moderated by Paul Goldberger. Admission is free for League members, $10 for non-members and guests. League members may make reservations for themselves and one guest by calling 212-980-3767 or emailing info@ArchLeague.org. For more information please visit www.archleague.org.