Architectural Tour Series--Modernist Architecture Along and Around St Charles Avenue--A Bicycle Tour
01 Oct 2011
AIA New Orleans Center for Design 1000 Saint Charles Avenue New Orleans, 70130
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AIA New Orleans is proud to partner with DOCOMOMO NOLA to present our next installment in the Architectural Tour Series, Modernist Architecture Along and Around St Charles Avenue: A Bicycle Tour.
This unique architecture tour of notable and noteworthy Modern architecture buildings along Saint Charles Avenue will begin at 2pm at AIA New Orleans Center for Design, on Lee Circle, and culminate with a reception at the residence of architect Marcel Wisznia - a House of Tomorrow (1936, Moise Goldstein, architect, Nathaniel Cortlandt Curtis, designer).
Visitors and locals alike appreciate the Gilded Age architecture along the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line. Thisbicycle tour narrated by Tulane School of Architecture professor John Klingman will introduce the very fine St. Charles modernist buildings that the guidebooks omit and many locals ignore. Featured architects include Charles Colbert; Curtis & Davis; Favrot & Reed; Moise Goldstein & Associates; August Perez; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill; Leonard Spangenberg; and Weiss, Dreyfous & Seiferth. Some of the tour's highlights are included on
Note - this is a 'one-way' tour, beginning at Lee Circle and ending in Uptown, by Audubon Park.
To register, please follow the 'Register for Event Now' button at the top of this event listing.
This tour is limited to 50 people. Please RSVP now to ensure your space today!
Continuing Education Credits Apply.
Participants are encouraged to bring their own bikes. Or contact AIA New Orleans to be directed to a nearby bike rental company.
Fee(s): DOCOMOMO NOLA, AIA New Orleans members $25
General Public, $35
*Note: AIA New Orleand does not offer refunds or rebates unless the tour is cancelled due to weather or cancelled by AIA New Orleans direclty.
Top Image Carol Apartments, 2100 St. Charles Avenue, August Perez, Architect, 1966. Photo courtesy of Tulane School of Architecture, New Orleans Virtual Archive
; Bottom Image of Bike Tour of the Treme led by Allen Eskew .