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Battery Park City: Creating a New Neighborhood
August 27, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm| $20 – $30
After more than four decades of planning and construction, Battery Park City has been built out following a master plan by Cooper, Eckstut and Associates. Learn about its planning and discover its distinctive residential neighborhoods, distinguished parks and plazas, public art works, and signature commercial center.
Highlights include Brookfield Place and Wintergarden (Cesar Pelli), Goldman Sachs Headquarters (Pei Cobb Freed), Museum of Jewish Heritage (Kevin Roche), Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park (Olin with Machado & Silvetti), Teardrop Park (Michael Van Valkenburgh), South Cove Plaza and the Irish Hunger Memorial (1100 Architect). We will see schools by Cooper Robertson and Dattner Architects and residential towers by a host of architects, including Pelli Clarke Pelli, Gruzen Samton, Ennead Architects, Ulrich Franzen, Robert A. M. Stern and Charles Moore.
Tour will begin promptly at 10:30 am. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior.