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Archive for June, 2013

On the Beat: Geography of Modern Art

In this weekly blog series, MAS Intern and Eugene Lang College student Michaela Weitzer reports back on her adventures on MAS tours. We hope you will also share your tour experiences with us on our Facebook page, Twitter. GOMA 1Popular tour guide Francis Morrone welcomes the group to his “Geography of Modern Art” tour with his enthusiastic and knowledgeable spirit as we stand huddled under the beautiful and iconic arch of Washington Square Park. Beginning the tour under the arch on the northern end of Washington Square Park perfectly highlights the theme of Continue Reading>>

Coordinating Resilience Efforts for New York City

Road Forward Toward ResilienceBuilding the resilience of New York City requires ongoing collaboration between stakeholders and a collective culture shift towards preparation and education. The Municipal Art Society of New York’s ongoing resilience programs seek to accomplish these goals by creating mechanisms for coordination and building the Continue Reading>>

First Avenue Estate Hardship Case

CitySub-Banner-2Since 2012, advocates have been fighting the hardship application filed on behalf of two landmarked buildings, part of the designated City and Continue Reading>>

Special Members-Only Events with Francis Morrone

francis morrone tour-guide-new-york-cityAs MAS reflects on the legacy of architecture critic and the Municipal Art Society’s very first tour guide Henry Hope Reed, we are proud to announce two summer events honoring his legacy.  On Wednesday, July 10, Urbanist members (early and mid-career New Yorkers) can join architectural historian and MAS guide Francis Morrone on an after-work walking tour of the Brooklyn Waterfront. Continue Reading>>

Mapping the MAS Intern Landscape

InternLandscapeGuest post by Jarrett Ley, MAS Intern

Every season brings new interns and this summer is robust at MAS. We’ve been setting up shop all around the office, filling in work-spaces and learning the ways of MAS. Moving from south to north, I’ve mapped out the MAS intern-landscape. Continue Reading>>