Events November 2023

Summit Hotel, Morris Lapidus, 1960. photo: K. Randall
LocalWalking Tour

Walking Tour: Midtown Modernism and the Park Avenue Corridor

November 4, 2023

Park Avenue is the epicenter of corporate Modernism. During this tour AIA NY Tour led by DOCOMOMO US/NY Tri-State board member Kyle Johnson, participants will view Modern masterpieces by Gordon Bunshaft and Natalie de Blois of SOM, Mies van der Rohe’s Seagram Building, as well as Modern office buildings by Emery Roth & Sons and others. Also included are a distinguished Art Deco tower, a Morris Lapidus-designed hotel, and late Modern and Postmodern designs by Edward Larrabee Barnes, Philip Johnson, and I. M. Pei.

Sunday November 4, 1:00 – 3:30pm
Meet at southeast corner of Park Avenue & 47th Street (in front of 245 Park Ave.)