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[Rain date: Sunday, October 27th – 10am]
Please join The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union for a walking tour of works by Sardinian-born artist and sculptor, Costantino Nivola, on Saturday, October 26th at 10am. The tour will begin at Louis Brandeis High School, located at 145 West 84th Street in Manhattan. This event is being held in conjunction with the upcoming exhibition of Nivola works set to open at The Cooper Union in January 2020.
New York City is home to the largest gathering of Nivola’s public artworks – 21 pieces across all five boroughs, at least 17 of which still exist. The tour will include visits to six sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
1. Louis Brandeis High School, 145 West 84th Street 2. Stephen Wise Recreation Area, 117 West 90th Street [1963 – Richard Stein, Architect]3. Junior High School 13, 1573 Madison Avenue [1958 – Frederick G. Frost Jr., Architect]4. Raymond Loewy House, 1025 5th Avenue [1955 – Raymond Loewy, Architect]5. 19th Precinct Combined Police & Fire Facilities, 153 East 67th Street [1991 – Carl Stein, Architect
Brooklyn Sites – 3pm Start Time
6. Public School 46, 100 Clermont Avenue [1959 – Katz, Waisman, Blumenkranz, Stein & Weber Architects]7. Junior High School 113, 300 Adelphi Street [1961 – Frederick G. Frost Jr., Architect]
This event is being organized in association with Archtober, Architecture and Design Month New York City, October 2019.
This guided tour is free and open to the public. Registration is mandatory.