2016 President’s Medal: Reception and Dinner Photos

On April 18, The Architectural League of New York presented its President’s Medal to Michael R. Bloomberg. The President’s Medal is The Architectural League’s highest honor and is bestowed, at the discretion of the League’s President and Board of Directors, on individuals to recognize an extraordinary body of work in architecture, urbanism, art, or design.

Photos by Fran Parente unless otherwise noted.

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Cocktail hour

Michael Arad and Ken Lewis

Michael Arad and Ken Lewis

Joseph Mizzi, Laurie Beckelman, Tracey Hummer, and Michael Horst

Joseph Mizzi, Laurie Beckelman, Tracey Hummer, and Michael Horst

Nat Oppenheimer and Ray Quinn

Nat Oppenheimer and Ray Quinn

Rachael Judlowe

Rachael Judlowe

Christina Davis and Michael Zaborski

Christina Davis and Michael Zaborski

Fiona cousins and Thom Mayne

Fiona Cousins and Thom Mayne

Marcy Stanley, Tod Rittenhouse, and Joe Tortorella

Marcy Stanley, Tod Rittenhouse, and Joe Tortorella

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Daniel Rayner and Alicia Glen

Thom Mayne and Jamie Carpenter

Thom Mayne and Jamie Carpenter

Vishaan Chakrabarti

Maria Alataris and Vishaan Chakrabarti

Stella Betts and David Leven

David Leven and Stella Betts

Janet Gorgone and Andon George

Janet Gorgone and Andon George

Frank Lupo and Mimi Taft

Frank Lupo and Mimi Taft

Calvin Tsao and Anne Rieselbach

Calvin Tsao and Anne Rieselbach

Dan Doctoroff

Dan Doctoroff

Elaine Molinar and Barbara E. Wilks

Elaine Molinar and Barbara E. Wilks

Shaun Donovan and Ioanna Kefalas

Shaun Donovan and Ioanna Kefalas

Amanda Burden

Amanda Burden

Dan Doctoroff and Leslie Koch

Dan Doctoroff and Leslie Koch

Emily Schmidt and Michael W. Bischoff

Emily Schmidt and Michael W. Bischoff

Christopher Kusske, Michael Blackwood, and Allen Kolkowitz

Christopher Kusske, Michael Blackwood, and Allen Kolkowitz

Alex Klatskin and Erin Klatskin

Alex Klatskin and Erin Klatskin

Susan Chin, Craig Dykers, and Elaine Molinar

Susan Chin, Craig Dykers, and Elaine Molinar

Lisa Switkin, Tatiana Choulika, and Richard Kennedy

Lisa Switkin, Tatiana Choulika, and Richard Kennedy

Sarah Gore-Reeves and Enrique Norten

Sarah Gore-Reeves and Enrique Norten

Peter Eisenman

Peter Eisenman

Richard T. Anderson and Sarah Berman

Richard T. Anderson and Sarah Berman

Karen Stein, Mary Burnham, and Rachel Judlowe

Karen Stein, Rachel Judlowe, and Mary Burnham

Brad Burnham and Frank Lupo

Brad Burnham and Frank Lupo

Mark Husser, Bill Horgan, Paulo Faria, David Dennis, Nick Solomon, Denzil Gallagher, and Patrick Regan

Mark Husser, Bill Horgan, Paulo Faria, David Dennis, Nick Solomon, Denzil Gallagher, and Patrick Regan

Mark Lebow, Bob Tierney, and Susan Freedman

Mark Lebow, Susan Freedman, and Bob Tierney

Richard Olcott and Rafael Viñoly

Richard Olcott and Rafael Viñoly

Billie Tsien, Suzanne Stephens, and Tod Williams

Billie Tsien, Suzanne Stephens, and Tod Williams

Rosalie Genevro

Rosalie Genevro

Charles Renfro and Omar Toro-Vaca

Charles Renfro and Omar Toro-Vaca

Jeannie Phifer and Thomas Phifer

Jeannie Phifer and Thomas Phifer

Jared Della Valle, Carolina Della Valle, and Vishaan Chakrabarti

Jared Della Valle, Carolina Della Valle, and Vishaan Chakrabarti

Marion Weiss, Billie Tsien, and Michael Manfredi

Marion Weiss, Billie Tsien, and Michael Manfredi

Joseph Mizzi and Molly McGowan

Joseph Mizzi and Molly McGowan

Karen Stein, Calvin Tsao, Rachel Judlowe, and Zack McKown

Karen Stein, Calvin Tsao, Rachel Judlowe, and Zack McKown

Michael Blackwood and Steven Holl

Michael Blackwood and Steven Holl

Maya Lin reading program

Maya Lin reading program designed by Jena Sher

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Norman Foster, Kate Murphy, and James Barnes

Norman Foster, Kate Murphy, and James Barnes

David Nolan, Michael J. Klag, and Lucy Meoni

David Nolan, Michael J. Klag, and Lucy Meoni

Lucy Meoni, Sidney Lerner, and Helaine Lerner

Lucy Meoni, Sidney Lerner, and Helaine Lerner

Vasili Tsamis, Vassilis Kaskarelis, and Donna Tsamis

Vasili Tsamis, Vassilis Kaskarelis, and Donna Tsamis

Elina Klaridopoulou and Rick Petty

Elina Klaridopoulou and Rick Petty

Ric Scofidio and Jorge Otero-Pailos

Ric Scofidio and Jorge Otero-Pailos

Daniel Wolf and Susan Freedman

Daniel Wolf and Susan Freedman

Josh Else and Irene Frary

Josh Else and Irene Frary

Michael R. Blomberg, Billie Tsien, and Christo

Michael R. Bloomberg, Billie Tsien, and Christo

Ken Smith and Joe Tortorella

Ken Smith and Joe Tortorella

David Farnsworth, Richard Nemeth, and Fiona Cousins

David Farnsworth, Richard Nemeth, and Fiona Cousins

Karen Stein, Michael Manfredi, and Amale Andraos

Karen Stein, Michael Manfredi, and Amale Andraos

Rob Franco, Patrick Regan, and Jennifer Sage

Rob Franco, Patrick Regan, and Jennifer Sage

Shawn Watts, Morgan Hare, and Matthias Hollwich

Shawn Watts, Morgan Hare, and Matthias Hollwich

Rafael Viñoly and Hilary Ballon

Rafael Viñoly and Hilary Ballon

Joe Cassin, Louis Buckworth, and David Lehn

Joe Cassin, Louis Buckworth, and David Lehn

Nadine Berger, Mark Ours, and Chris Sharples

Nadine Berger, Mark Ours, and Chris Sharples

Carol Willis and Dan Shannon

Carol Willis and Dan Shannon

Christopher Kusske, Nanette Smith, and David Burney

Christopher Kusske, Nanette Smith, and David Burney

Craig Dumas, Que Ranne Rhee, and Min Lee

Craig Dumas, Que Ranne Rhee, and Min Lee

Diana Darling, Betty Chen, and Rob Rogers

Diana Darling, Betty Chen, and Rob Rogers

Peter Coombe and Nicholas Stern

Peter Coombe and Nicholas Stern

Lyn Rice and Peter Morris Dixon

Lyn Rice and Peter Morris Dixon

Ken Lewis, Matt Jaffe, and Michael Samuelian

Ken Lewis, Matt Jaffe, and Michael Samuelian

Nicholas Garrison, Craig Dykers, and Guido Hartray

Nicholas Garrison, Craig Dykers, and Guido Hartray

Louis Duckworth, David Lehn, and Rob Taub

Louis Buckworth, David Lehn, and Rob Taub

Raj Patel, Laura Trevino, Richard Farnsworth

Raj Patel, Laura Trevino, Richard Farnsworth

Michael Horst, Janet Goldsmith, Robert A.M. Stern, and Gael Towey

Michael Horst, Janet Goldsmith, Robert A.M. Stern, and Gael Towey

Laurie Beckelman and Ted Hathaway

Laurie Beckelman and Ted Hathaway

Marcia Hale, John Feinblatt, Nancy Rosen, Shea Fink

Marcia Hale, John Feinblatt, Nancy Rosen, Shea Fink

Deborah Cullen-Morales and Jamie Carpenter

Deborah Cullen-Morales and Jamie Carpenter

Richard Frary, Heath Elliott, and Janet Nolan

Richard Frary, Heath Elliott, and Janet Nolan

Charles McKinney, Hugh Hardy, and Susan Chin

Charles McKinney, Hugh Hardy, and Susan Chin

Diana Taylor and Bob Tierney

Diana Taylor and Bob Tierney

Michael R. Bloomberg and Rosalie Genevro

Michael R. Bloomberg and Rosalie Genevro

Paul Lewis, Margaret Sullivan, and Pete Pelsinski

Paul Lewis, Margaret Sullivan, and Pete Pelsinski

Paul Lewis and Eva Franch Gilabert

Paul Lewis and Eva Franch Gilabert

Cathleen McGuigan and Deborah Berke

Cathleen McGuigan and Deborah Berke

Rosalie Genevro

Rosalie Genevro, Executive Director of The Architectural League makes introductory remarks

Rosalie Genevro and Billie Tsien

Christo

Christo makes remarks

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Christo makes remarks | Image courtesy of Ron Antonelli

Edward Rendell

Edward Rendell makes remarks

Edward Rendell makes remarks | Image courtesy of Ron Antonelli

Edward Rendell makes remarks | Image courtesy of Ron Antonelli

Shaun Donovan

Shaun Donovan makes remarks

Shaun Donovan makes remarks | Image courtesy of Ron Antonelli

Shaun Donovan makes remarks | Image courtesy of Ron Antonelli

Billie Tsien and Michael R. Bloomberg

Billie Tsien and Michael R. Bloomberg | Image courtesy of Ron Antonelli

Michael R. Bloomberg

Michael R. Bloomberg | Image courtesy of Ron Antonelli

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