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Lenfest Center for the Arts, 615 W. 129 St., New York, NY 10027 Wallach Art Gallery, 6th Fl.

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Join us! Come celebrate the opening of the Wallach Art Gallery's fall exhibition, "Living in America: Frank Lloyd Wright, Harlem and Modern Housing." "Living in America," part of a manifesto that was written on wooden panels traveling with the model of Frank Lloyd Wright's Broadacre City (1929–58), evokes a question that preoccupied architects and planners throughout the mid-twentieth century. Wright's idealized plan for an exurban settlement of single-family homes offered one possible answer; plans for large public or subsidized housing located in urban areas presented another. Although these two visions seem a world apart, they share a common history explored in the exhibition.