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Building a Resilient and Livable New York
February 26, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm| Free
Please join The Municipal Art Society of New York on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at the CUNY Graduate Center, located at 365 Fifth Avenue at East 34th Street in Manhattan, for a half-day convening on Building a Resilient and Livable New York. The day will begin at 4:00 PM and go until 8:00 pm. We hope you will join us for all or part of the event.
4:00 PM The Future of East Midtown
The City of New York is proposing an ambitious plan to redevelop East Midtown. Join international and local thought-leaders to discuss MAS’s report on the future of a diverse and vibrant East Midtown featuring presentations, a panel discussion and Q & A with the audience.
6:00 PM Reception in Proshansky Auditorium Lobby
Celebrate the publication of New York Times writer Sam Roberts’ newest book Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America with a wine and cheese reception. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
7:00 PM Voice for a Livable and Resilient City
Join us for the 120th Annual Meeting of The Municipal Art Society of New York, to celebrate the Wangari Maathai Award scholarship winners and the Brendan Gill Prize honoree, and to learn about the strategic leadership MAS is providing to ensure a livable and resilient New York City. All are welcome and encouraged to attend this meeting where members will also vote on a slate of proposed directors.
Register here to attend. Doors open at 4:00 PM and you are welcome to attend all or part of the event. We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.