[Virtual Tour] The Manhattan buildings of architect Kevin Roche (1922-2019) are an excellent primer to view the history and development of postwar American architecture in post-industrial New York. Irish-born Roche studied under Ludwig Mies van der Rohe at the Illinois Institute of Technology, came to New York to work on the United Nations complex, and rose to be lead designer at the office of Eero Saarinen before that architect’s sudden death. Completing many of Saarinen’s most notable projects, Roche went on to form Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates, a firm that designed for the most significant city institutions from the 1960s through his death. Join historian James Russiello on an architectural monograph series on the life, influence, and New York works by notable architects, as the presentation examines Roche’s work in the city.
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