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ART 296LA Topics in Art: Architectural History of New York City - Learning Community

May be used toward NYC Studies Concentration/Minor. New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Inquiry and Exploration.

Course Description: This course will trace the historical development of NYC through its workplaces and its architecture. Issues such as civic culture and higher learning; recreation, commerce and the urban landscape; urban planning; decline and revival in the 20th century will intertwine with an analysis of the great achievements of modern architecture of the 19th and 20th centuries. Field trips are an essential element of this LC, and will include visits to neighborhoods, Times Square, and individual buildings.


3 credits