Morgan Library Museum, 225 Madison Ave

June 17 to 23

Conversations on New York 1: Alex Garvin

Conversations on New York 1 will feature urban designer Alexander Garvin, president of Alex Garvin and Associates, a planning and design firm. Garvin has played a major role in two of the biggest public planning initiatives of the decade, serving as managing director of NYC 2012 and as director of planning, design and development for the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation. The program will look at both of these projects as well as canada goose uk outlet the role of urban design in the transformation of New York over the past decade. 7 pm. Architecture League members, free; $10, non members. Rose Auditorium, The Cooper Union, 41 Cooper Square.

The Historic House Trust of New York City presentsits Founders Award Dinner, which includes house tours, cocktails, dinner and dancing. The event raises operating funds to support preserving and promoting New York City historic houses. This year’s honoree is former mayor Ed Koch. 7 pm. Tickets canada goose outlet online start at $650. Gracie Mansion, Carl Schurz Park at East End Avenue.

New Energy Code Changes Seminar

The Council of New York Cooperatives Condominiums presents this interactive session with leaders in the field of energy efficiency. Learn howto take advantage of these required energy code changes and to benefit from cost saving measures. You will also hear aboutthe potential funding and financing opportunities available to uk canada goose outlet help with project costs. 6 8 pm, followed by a networking reception. $25. Sony Wonder Technology Lab Auditorium, 550 Madison Ave., 212 785 0734.

Real Estate Leaders canada goose outlet Forum 2010: Successfully Investing in Distressed Real Estate Assets

This forum is where investors, developers, owners, official canada goose outlet bankers, brokers and consultants can obtain crucial insights to help them prosper in the current distressed real estate environment. Topics include: Finding the Best Opportunities, How to Acquire Assets from the FDIC and Approaches Valuing Distressed Real Estate Assets. Speakers include Faith Hope Consolo of Prudential Douglas Elliman. 1:30 7 pm. $495. Venue information available after registering. Call Edgar Perez at 516 761 4712.

The Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction presents this event where you can watch live canada goose outlet new york city as New York top design, engineering and construction firms compete for the canada goose outlet shop title of New York Iron Designer. The party will include an open Canada Goose Outlet bar, live music, appetizers and a silent auction. The event is hosted by WABC TV news anchor Diana Williams. Funds raised will benefit the School of Design and Construction. 6 8:30 pm. $50. School of Design and Construction Roof Deck, 525 W. 50th St.

This hands on workshop, led by Tricia Martin of the New York Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, will focus on translating the ideals of the romantic garden into practical designs for sustainable New York City rooftop gardens. It will explore the timelessness canada goose outlet uk sale of important pervasive patterns, such as gateway, allegory, juxtaposition and borrowed landscape. After a short tour of the exhibition “Romantic Gardens: Nature, Art, and Landscape Design,” at the Morgan Library, participants will be provided with material to construct a portable model of a rooftop garden. 6:30 8:30 pm. $10 for Morgan Library members; $15 for non members. Morgan Library Museum, 225 Madison Ave., 212 685 0008, ext.

A Practical Guide to Buying canada goose outlet uk a Co op, Condo or House

Carmen Lee Shue of Lee Canada Goose Parka Shue canada goose outlet Realty will present this lecture to educate and empower first time buyers of real estate. 2 3:30 pm. Free. New York Public Library Science Industry and Business Library, 188 Madison Ave., Room 18, Lower Level, 917 295 6975.

2010 Design Awards Symposium: Architecture and Interiors

Principals and lead architects will present the design concept behind each awarded project in the AIANY annual design awards. They will respond to the following: How does the design of your local project interact with its urban environment and how does your New York based firm work in a state, US or international context? Speakers include James Garrison of Garrison Architects and David Burns of STUDIOS Architecture, among cheap canada goose many buy canada goose jacket cheap others. An afternoon discussion will be moderated by Clifford A. Pearson of Architectural Record. 11 am 5 pm. AIANY members, free; $10, nonmembers. Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, 212 683 0023.

The State of the Interior Design Profession Event

This panel discussion and book signing will canada goose jacket outlet be presented by four editors of and four contributors to the new Fairchild Books publication, “The State of the Interior Design Profession.” 6 7:30 pm. Free. Arthur King Satz Auditorium, NY School of Interior Design, 170 E. 70th St. 405.

David Freeland presents his book Taxi Dances, and Vaudeville: Excavating Manhattan Lost Places of Leisure. Organized geographically and for the most part chronologically, the book explores eight neighborhoods: Chinatown, Chatham Square, the Bowery, the East Village, Union Square, the Tenderloin, Harlem and Times Square, mostly via their entertainment centers, with the added hook that physical remnants of these historical hot spots still exist. 6:30 8 pm. Free. The Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place.

The Physical City: Planning, Design canada goose factory outlet Development, Then and Now

John Lindsay’s time as mayor spanned one of the city’s most turbulent eras. canada goose outlet online uk How did Lindsay’s design and policy leaders shape the city then, and what is the impact of their legacy on Bloomberg’s appointees who are now influencing the future of New York City?This conversation, moderated by Paul Goldberger, will take placebetween Lindsay Administration officials, including Donald Elliott chair ofthe NYC City Planning Commission (1966 1973), and current leaders in city government, including Amanda Burden, current chair of the City Planning Commission (2002 present). Co sponsored by the Museum of the City of Canada Goose sale New York. 6 8 pm. MCNY and AIA members, free; $10, non members. Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, 212 683 0023.

Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway Benefit

Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI) will hold its annual benefit for the Brooklyn Waterfront canada goose outlet store Greenway cheap canada goose uk on the waterfront at Northside Piers in Williamsburg. The event will raise funds for the planning, implementation and long term stewardship of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway, a 14 mile waterfront bicycle and pedestrian route stretching from Greenpoint to Bay Ridge. In addition to hosting BGI’s benefit, Northside Piers will offer new residents in Two Northside Piers membership in Brooklyn Greenway Initiative. There will be a buffet and live jazz as well as a raffle for green products. 6 canadian goose jacket 9 pm. $75. Northside Piers, Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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