The Skyscraper Museum presents an illustrated talk and book reception to celebrate the reissue of The Lower Manhattan Plan of 1966, published by Princeton Architectural Press in Association with The Skyscraper Museum.
Carol Willis, Director of The Skyscraper Museum and editor of the reprint will link past and future plans for Lower Manhattan and introduce two of the original team architects, Paul Willen and James Rossant to reflect on the bold proposals for reinventing downtown in the 1960s.
Co-sponsored by the New York Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians.
Carol Willis is the founder and director of the Skyscraper Museum and a professor of Urban Studies at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Preservation and Planning. She is also the author of Form Follows Financeand co-author of Building the Empire State with Donald Friedman.