The League presents an array of programs that present innovative work and ideas in formats and on topics that fall outside our annual series. Programs highlight architecture’s allied arts, explore current trends in design, and complement the League’s and partnering institutions’ exhibititions, events, and digital programs.
Vishaan Chakrabarti presents a proposal developed by his firm PAU to repurpose the current Madison Square Garden as a new part of Penn Station to complement the station proposed for the Farley building by Governor Cuomo. Tom Wright of the Regional Plan Association, historian Hilary Ballon, and architect Henry Cobb will also participate in the program.
Join us for an info session on the 2015 Rome Prize. The American Academy in Rome President and CEO Mark Robbins will give a presentation, and past winners Yolande Daniels, Pablo Castro Estévez, and Richard Olcott will discuss the work they completed while in Rome. A short Q&A will follow.
Held in conjunction with the exhibition Cities of the Dead: The Ancestral Cemeteries of Kyrgyzstan, photographer and Cooper Union School of Art professor Margaret Morton will present her in-depth study of this often-overlooked culture and tradition.