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Rise of the Supertalls: Planning, Preservation & Community Participation

June 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

$5 – $15

The New York Landmarks Conservancy cordially invites you to:

Rise of the Supertalls: Planning, Preservation, and Community Participation in a Changing New York

1.0 AIA LU credit is available for qualifying participants

Supertall towers and new construction are changing New York’s historic neighborhoods. Many are built as-of-right without any community input. The final panel in this series will look at issues around these new buildings and how City agencies, the City Council, and real estate professionals are managing the development and planning process.


Gail Benjamin: former Land Use Director, NYC City Council

Patricia Lancaster: former Commissioner, NYC Department of Buildings; professor, NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate

Terrence O’Neal: principal and founder, Terrence O’Neal Architect; former Chair and current member, Manhattan Community Board 6 Land Use Committee

Michael Sorkin: principal and founder of Michael Sorkin Studio; architectural critic; author

For additional information contact Jenna Smith at 212-995-5260 or jennasmith@nylandmarks.org


General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen of The City of New York
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New York, NY 10036 United States
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