Archtober–New York City’s Architecture and Design Month–is starting!
The anticipated festival from Oct. 1-31, 2013 continues to grow with an amazing variety of exhibitions, conferences, films, tours, and other activities to celebrate the importance of architecture and design in everyday life.
Here’s a list of some exciting highlights from Archtober’s long event list that you should check out for Week 4, Oct. 25-31:
With the opening of Grand Central Terminal in 1913, midtown Manhattan was forever changed. Learn from architectural historian Matt Postal about the aesthetic principles and zoning ordinance that guided the neighborhood’s development and shaped its architectural character
This twilight tour of The Woodlawn Cemetery with Susan Olsen, Director of Historical Services for Woodlawn, will explore multiple perspectives of the Halloween season. Anticipated visits include: the Belmont mausoleum, the Woolworth family mausoleum, the mausoleum of Olive Thomas Pickford (the spirit that haunts Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre), and the Ruth Snyder memorial at Sing Sing Prison.
For the complete list of events from October 1st through 31st, head over to the Archtober online calendar, download & print the Archtober guide, like the Facebook page, or follow Archtober on Twitter, YouTube, and its blog.