“Live” introduction to the courses

Cooper Union Forum

30 Cooper Square, New York,
NY 10003-7120
For reservations and information:
Tel: 212.353.4195
fax: 212.353.4183
Office is open 10 a.m. to 6 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 One, Fall 2017 /
New York from Colonial Times to the 1980s

(Series of 8 lectures / series only available/NO LECTURE ON NOV 22nd)
Wednesdays 6:30pm-8:00pm Oct 4 -Nov 29, 2017

Registration is open for 3 weeks in September. Dates will be announced


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

The venue for the course is Room 215, Foundation Building (the original Cooper Union Building)

Because of limited classroom space,
the following is necessary:

  • the class number is limited
  • there will be no individual, on-site admissions.
  • subscriptions are 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.