The City We Imagined / The City We Made

May 7–August 15, 2010 | An exhibition on architecture, planning, and development in New York from 2001-2010.

Conversations on New York: Adrian Benepe, Amanda Burden, and David Burney, with Paul Goldberger

July 20, 2010 | Commissioners of the Departments of Parks and Recreation, City Planning, and Design and Construction discuss the Bloomberg administration’s emphasis on quality design.

Conversations on New York 3: Adrian Benepe, Amanda Burden, and David Burney, with Paul Goldberger

Paul Goldberger, architecture critic of The New Yorker, will engage commissioners Adrian Benepe (Parks), Amanda Burden (Planning), and David Burney (Design and Construction)

Conversations on New York 2:
Dan Doctoroff and Paul Goldberger

Dan Doctoroff, former Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, will discuss his tenure and the challenges facing the city with Paul Goldberger, architecture critic for The New Yorker.
Presented in connection with the exhibit The City We Imagined/The City We Made.

Conversations on New York: Dan Doctoroff and Paul Goldberger

July 8, 2010 | Dan Doctoroff, former Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, discusses his tenure and the challenges facing the city with Paul Goldberger.

Conversations on New York: Alex Garvin with Rosalie Genevro and Michael Sorkin

June 17, 2010 | Urban designer Alex Garvin discusses two of the most ambitious public planning initiatives of the past decade in New York City.

Conversations on New York 1:
Alex Garvin

A conversation about urban design and New York’s transformation over the past decade, with Alexander Garvin, Michael Sorkin, and Rosalie Genevro.

On Design Excellence: Thomas Balsley, Scott Marble, Charles McKinney, David Resnick, and Jennifer Sage, with Julie Iovine

May 17, 2010 | A conversation about how the NYC Departments of Parks & Recreation and Design and Construction have implemented the Design + Construction Excellence program.

Design Excellence at the Department of Design and Construction
and the Department of Parks and Recreation

How has a policy of emphasizing design quality influenced the planning for, commissioning of, and shape of public architecture during the past six years?

The Library Initiative

This program will examine the creation, development, and architectural expression of the libraries, as well as overarching issues such as the benefits and difficulties of this kind of public/private partnership; the role of libraries in education in the digital age; and the role of design in educational environments.

The City We Imagined/The City We Made

The opening reception for The City We Imagined/The City We Made: New New York 2001-2010, an exhibition about architecture, planning, and development in New York City since 2001.

Berenice Abbott’s Changing New York

A lecture by Bonnie Yochelson about Abbott’s landmark photography project.