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April 2019

ASLA-NY : A Walk in the Park: An Appreciation of Frederick Law Olmsted

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Join ASLA on a curated walk through Central Park to celebrate Frederick Law Olmsted's 197th birthday, which also happens to coincide with Arbor Day. Please meet the group at the 79th Street and 5th Avenue entrance, on the benches just inside the park. After the walk we will go to a local watering hole for some shared drinks and snacks.    Rain date TBD. Once you sign up for this event you will be notified if the the event is…

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ASLA-NY, APA, AIA-NY: Car Free Earth Day

April 27 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free

While city streets comprise large amounts or public land, many of our streets today privilege the private automobile. As new transportation modes are introduced in cities, there is a potential for new, more efficient, more valuable and more equitable configuration models for this public land. This exhibition is a mock-up of a series of ideas for a future Broadway, in which the street functions as social public space, privileging the pedestrian experience. It will be on Broadway, between 19th and 20th Streets,…

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Sketch Walk with Richard Alomar: Hudson Yards

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hudson Yards, 380-394 11th Ave NY 10001 United States + Google Map

Sketch Out/Loud 2019: Hudson Yards Phase 1 of the Hudson Yards is finally open! Explore the 28-acre megasite and sketch on location the views, landscape, architecture, and public life from within the site and looking in from outside along the High Line and surrounds.  Sketch book and lunch will be provided. Led by: Richard Alomar, RLA, ASLA. Rutgers Department of Landscape Architecture 5.0 LA CEUs PDH/HSW pending Generously sponsored by        

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ASLA-NY: Tour of the Atrium at the Ford Foundation for Social Justice

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Ford Foundation Atrium, 320 East 43rd Street
New York, NY 10017 United States
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Free

The Ford Foundation for Social Justice headquarters building, designed by Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associates in 1968, included a 9,000 square foot, 160 foot tall Atrium garden designed by Dan Kiley. The Foundation’s mission-driven renovation modernized the building and also included a renovation of the garden to restore the spirit of the original Kiley design. Kiley’s original design intent had been degraded throughout the years due to pests and environmental conditions. Kiley’s design distanced him from the orthogonal layout…

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May 2019

ASLA-NY: Open Studio SiteWorks

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
SiteWorks, 150 West 28th Street
New York, NY United States
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Free

Image courtesy of Tim Schenck Please join ASLA-NY at an Open Studio at SiteWorks SiteWorks is a specialty landscape architecture practice that helps translate visionary landscape ideas into reality. While their projects range in size, type, complexity and cost, they see each as an opportunity to work collaboratively with owners, design teams and construction managers.  The firm works to ensure that the design process is informed by the practical and fiscal realities of construction practices, in addition, they guide the…

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June 2019

Citizen Pruners Class for ASLA-NY Members

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Trees NY, 100 Gold Street #3100
New York, NY United States
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$80

ASLA-NY is teaming up with TreesNY to offer their Citizen Pruners course in June 2019 for ASLA-NY members. Trees New York’s Citizen Pruner Tree Care Course trains volunteers in tree care, biology, identification and pruning. The course consists of eight hours of classroom training and four hours of hands-on experience in the field. Trees New York is the only institution designated to train and license New Yorkers as Citizen Pruners. This course is comprised of the following sessions: Wed, June…

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