November 23, 2006
by Canadian Architect
Only 120 spots are available for this surprise lecture by former New York Landmark Preservation Commissioner and author of Preserving the World’s Great Cities: the Destruction and Renewal of the Historic Metropolis. The event takes place on Wednesday, November 29 at the Arts and Letters Club located at 14 Elm Street in Toronto. Cash bar opens at 6:30pm and the lecture begins at 7:30pm.
In this lecture, Anthony M. Tung will focus on the cultural and administrative situation for heritage in several of the world’s great cities, and on conservation as a critical force in urban regeneration.
As an author and urbanist, Tung has also been an instructor on architectural history at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and a visiting professor on international preservation studies at MIT. He has lectured in Singapore, Madrid, Amsterdam, Istanbul, San Juan, Edinburgh, Athens, Mexico City, Vienna, Kyoto and across North America consulting on heritage conservation policy with officials in Ontario, New York City, Halifax and New Orleans.
Reserve tickets by calling Rollo Meyers at 416.367.8075 or by e-mail at [email protected]