Starting from Astor Place at the Alamo sculpture (the Black Cube) we will view Astor Place Tower (2005), and end at the Puck Building (1886). This Jane’s Walk will include 4th Street’s Merchant’s House Museum (1833), Great Jones Street’s Engine Co No. 33 (1899), Bond Street’s Ian Schrager’s 40 Bond Street Condo (2008), and Bleecker Street’s Bayard-Condict Building (1899), among many other famous buildings. On Lafayette St we will see the Public Theater (1853) and on the Bowery, Cooper Union’s new Academic Building (2009) and Cooper Square Hotel (2008).
The walk will focus on the juxtaposition of new and old architecture with its many transitions
*This walk will be happening on both May 5th, and May 6th
Date: Saturday May 5, 2012
Date: Sunday May 6, 2012
Event Start: Astor Place Cube – Eighth St. and Lafayette St. No. 6 Subway stop.
Event End: The Puck Building – Lafayette St. and E. Houston. Broadway/Lafayette Subway = B, D, F subway
Host: Bill Rosser
Registration: No need to sign up, just show up at the posted meeting location.
Accessibility: Partially Accessible – curbs, uneven terrain, busy sidewalks.