Living in America: Frank Lloyd Wright, Harlem, and Modern Housing
Where: 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave.
212-415-5500 Price: $29
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The question of “how to live in America, together” preoccupied architects and planners throughout the 20th century.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Broadacre City” proposal for an exurban settlement of single-family houses offered one possible answer; plans for large public or subsidized housing located in urban areas presented another. Although these two visions seem a world apart, they share a common history. For this discussion, Jacob Moore will discuss the research and and curatorial approach for the exhibition Living in America: Frank Lloyd Wright, Harlem & Modern Housing, which attempts to stitch these two seemingly distinct stories back together, and in doing so asks, “How can we live in America, together, today?”Buy tickets/get more info now