Context Contrast

THE CREATIVE EXCHANGE LAB + AIA NY PRESENT:

Context/Contrast: New Architecture in Historic Districts 1967-2009

Exhibition starts on September 12, 2013 ; Opening Reception: Thursday, Sept 12, 5-8p

Exhibition ends on March 29,2014.

New York is often imagined as a perennially new city, yet in the four decades since the 1965 passage of the New York Landmarks Law, New York has become one of the most influential forces for historic preservation in the United States.

Context/Contrast asks how the universal charge of ensuring “appropriate” new architecture in historic districts has allowed neighborhoods to evolve without endangering the essential character that makes them worth protecting.

Guest Speaker: Hon. Robert B. Tierney, Chair, New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission

3301 Washington I Saint Louis I Missouri 63103 (across from Urban Chestnut Brewery)

 

 

 

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