Architecture on Cooper Square, Bond Street, Lafayette Street, and the Bowery

Event Pass Information

Event Pass Type
General Public$25.00 USD
Member$15.00 USD
Student with Valid ID$15.00 USD

Event Details

Meet at the south facade of the Cooper Union Foundation Building, between Cooper Square & Bowery/3rd Ave.

Explore a diverse range of recent and historic architecture on Cooper Square, Bond Street, Lafayette Street and the Bowery. Newer highlights include Herzog & de Meuron’s 40 Bond Street and Public Hotel, Morphosis’ Cooper Union Engineering School, Norman Foster’s Sperone Westwater Gallery and Sanaa’s New Museum, among others. Also encountered along the route is a remarkably rich group of NYC's Individual Landmarks including the Cooper Union Foundation Building, the De Vinne Press, the Schermerhorn Building and Louis Sullivan’s Bayard Building. A discussion of stylistic breakthroughs, technological innovations including diverse cladding materials, and urban design will tie these diverse sites together.

Tours will run rain or shine. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour start time. Registration is limited to 15; walk-ups are not guaranteed a spot on the tour. 

AIANY Guide: Alex McLean, Assoc. AIA


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