“Live” introduction to the courses

Cooper Union Continuing Ed

30 Cooper Square, New York,
NY 10003-7120
For reservations and information:
Tel: 212.353.4195
fax: 212.353.4183
Office is open 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mon-Fri.
Weblink: http://cooperunion.augusoft.net/

Fall Semester: The City Transformed, Part I
Spring Semester: The City Transformed, Part II


The City Transformed, Part Two, Spring 2020/
New York from the 1890s to Modern Times

****Due to the current concern over the coronavirus, the City Transformed Part 2, Spring 2020, has been cancelled. There are no current plans to offer this course; this semester was to be the last of the series*****

(Series of 8 lectures / series only available)
Wednesdays 6:30pm-8:00pm, March 18th to May 13th 2020. No class April 8th, 2020

Curriculum and registration for Spring 2020 lecture series is available at the Cooper Union Continuing Ed website (click here).

Registration for classes begins January 6th and ends on March 16th (2 days before the course begins)

The Cooper Union switchboard, 1-212-353-4195,
is open Mon-Fri 10:30am-5:30pm.

Because of limited classroom space,
the following is necessary:

  • the class number is limited
  • there will be no individual, on-site admissions. People must sign up for the entire series


170 East 70th Street, NY 10021-5110

After 25 years, I’ve retired from teaching at the NYSID. I’ve kept the course curricula available to peruse: they were about the evolution of Modernism from the 18th century to the current day.

Fall Semester:
#111 Modern Architecture and Design I: Evolution of Modernism in the 18th and 19th Centuries.
#215 The Beaux-Arts Tradition and Modern Design in America 1890-1950

Spring Semester:
#112 Modern Architecture and Design II: Evolution of Modernism, 1890s to the Present
#216 Modernistic Design, Europe & America, 1890-1950.