Discover the architectural significance of the prominent historic landmark that has blessed Midtown Manhattan since opening in 1911. Experience an hour-long private, guided tour of The New York Public Library’s Schwarzman Building led by docent Joan Marlow Golan through the historic, 115-year-old Beaux-Arts landmark on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street.
Join IIDA’s Institutional Forum for an hour-long private, docent-led tour of the majestic Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. Get access to many of the Library’s must-see spaces, including the enchanting Rose Main Reading Room which recently underwent a 12 Million dollar restoration and more of the Library’s exclusive exhibitions.See what makes this branch an architectural icon and one of New York’s finest establishments. Tickets are limited. Do not miss out on this wonderfully enriching opportunity to learn about one of the world’s greatest libraries and New York’s greatest institutions.
Docent:Joan Marlow Golan discovered the New York Public Library during her undergraduate years at Sarah Lawrence College and treasured it as a resource for research and respite while she pursued her doctorate in English and American literature from Harvard and wrote her book The Great Women. A longtime conservator of the Library, Golan became a docent in 2015 upon her retirement from her position as Executive Editor at Harlequin Books, where she spent sixteen of her thirty-five-year career in book publishing.
Please meet inside the library at the Information Desk in Astor Hall by 5:50pm to allow time for sign in. The tour will start at 6pm sharp!
Event sponsors:Empire OfficeCushman & WakefieldLeland International
This event will provide 0.1 IDCEC CEU and 1.0 AIA LUThe current compliance period runs from Jan. 1, 2018 to Dec. 31, 2019. IIDA Professional and Associate Members are required to complete and report 1.0 CEU (10 hours) of continuing education prior to Dec. 31, 2019. All Professional and Associate Members (active and inactive) including educators, IIDA Fellows, and chapter officers must adhere to IIDA compliance requirements. IIDA accepts all IDCEC approved courses. It is the responsibility of each member to maintain their own records. Please review these Helpful Hints before using the IDCEC CE Registry.