Art, Design, and the Urban Environment Discussion Series

Join CIVITAS and the National Academy for a discussion series titled Art, Design, and the Urban Environment.

Admission is FREE for CIVITAS members. Find out how to join.

Admission for Non-Members: $15 Seniors and Students: $10

For tickets, call 212-369-4880 x201 or visit

All discussions in the series will take place at the National Academy: 1083 Fifth Avenue at East 89th Street New York, NY 10128

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Transportation and the Second Avenue Subway

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 6:30 – 8 pm

Panelists will discuss the construction of the Second Avenue Subway and the transportation infrastructure. How can urban design and public art transform street-level spaces to be more functional and beautify below-ground levels on a grand scale?

Moderated by James S. Russell, architecture columnist, Bloomberg News

Sandra Bloodworth, Director, MTA Arts for Transit
Mitchell Joachim, Ph.D., Co-Founder and Director of Research, Terreform ONE
Judith Kunoff, Chief Architect, MTA New York City Transit

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