SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 10:00 - 5:30PM

Season

Fall 2017

Date

Friday September 29, 2017
10:00 - 5:30PM

Venue

The Lantern
Lenfest Center for the Arts
615 W. 129 St.
New York, NY 10027

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The question of how to live in America preoccupied many architects and planners from Frank Lloyd Wright to the consortium behind Harlem's first public housing proposals in the mid-twentieth century.

 

This symposium, which accompanies the exhibition by the same name gathers scholars on mid-20th Century housing for a conversation that bridges what might otherwise seem like disparate realms of inquiry in order to reassess received histories and to provoke new questions about how we live in America today.