New York Times contributor and author of Manhattan Skyscrapers, Eric P. Nash will give a talk entitled, “Making Manhattan Modern: The Evolution of Skyscraper Style.” Together with photographer Norman McGrath, Nash will discuss the development of skyscrapers from early eclecticism and Art Deco setbacks to the emergence of the International Style and beyond. Demonstrative examples will include the Park Row Building, the American Radiator Building, the Seagram Building, and Norman Foster’s Hearst addition.
Norman McGrath’s long career includes a wide variety of work for many well-known architects and designers. Every major architectural publication has featured his images.
Eric P. Nash has been a researcher and writer for the New York Times since 1986. He is the author of several books about architecture and design.