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Docomomo Tour: Louis Kahn's Modernism & the Architecture of Memorialization


Explore the design philosophy and work of modernist architect Louis Kahn, his posthumously completed design for the memorial, and issues surrounding public memorialization. The tour will provide insight into the 40-year history of FDR Four Freedoms State Park, from its original conception and design in 1973 to its construction and completion in 2012. Tours will also discuss the Conservancy’s mission and programming, and will provide visitors with a better understanding of this unique public space in New York City. Free; registration required.

About Docomomo US

Docomomo US is the United States chapter of Docomomo International, a non-profit organization dedicated to the documentation and conservation of buildings, sites and neighborhoods of the modern movement for nearly 25 years.