World-Class Train Stations
February 28th, 2008, 3:55 pm
Wednesday, April 30, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., at the Municipal Art Society Christopher Brown, author of Still Standing: A Century of Urban Train Stations will use his visual survey of stations from St. Louis to Istanbul to trace the development of the urban train station from its beginnings in the 1820s to the end of the 20th century era of station-building in the 1950s. Architect Andrew Whalley, partner at Grimshaw Architects, will draw on his experience as partner-in-charge of Paddington station and Waterloo’s Eurostar terminal in London to discuss the design of today’s train stations worldwide. The program will be introduced by Hugh Hardy, FAIA, founder of H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture, LLC and moderated by Alexandros Washburn, chief urban designer, New York City Department of City Planning. $15, $12 MAS members. NOTE: We are no longer taking advance reservations for this event, but seats are still available, so please show up and purchase your ticket at the door.