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AIANY Center for Architecture

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536 LaGuardia Place
New York, NY 10012 United States
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October 2018

October 1 @ 9:00 am - December 31 @ 8:00 pm

Toward a Livable City: New York and the Municipal Art Society (1893-Present)

AIANY Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place
New York, NY 10012 United States

Presented on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the Municipal Art Society (MAS), Toward a Livable City explores this organization’s profound impact on the metropolis we live in today. From its foundations in aesthetics in 1893, MAS quickly scaled up its efforts to respond to a bigger and increasingly more complex metropolis. It has addressed the challenging issues facing successive generations of New Yorkers, from transportation to historic preservation, and some of its efforts have had national ramifications.  All the while, MAS…

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