20th Century Architecture in New York (Online Version)
1.25 AIA CES Learning Units|Elective and 1.25 credits towards the Certificate in Classical Architecture
This course represents part one of a survey of architecture of roughly the last one hundred years, from World War I to the present day, in New York City, with reference to specific buildings and architectural trends around the world.
What you will learn
1. Acquire a knowledge of the broad arc of 20th-century architecture in New York, including its aims, styles, and major examples.
2. Gain an in-depth understanding of how the 20th-century row house renovation movement developed in New York.
3. Be able to articulate how the Garden City movement affected house and community design.
4. Understand the impact of the 1916 Zoning Law, and the development of the 'setback skyscraper.'
Quiz & Credit
Viewers may receive 1.25 AIA CES Learning Units|Elective and 1.25 credits towards the Certificate in Classical Architecture by watching this video and subsequently scoring at least 70% on a quiz that tests your understanding of the material. For more information on Continuing Education credit, please email [email protected], or call 212-730-9646 x 112.
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Course Navigation and Review Questions
As you watch the video, you can browse by subject using the course outline and timestamps below. As you progress through the video, you can follow along with optional (ungraded) review questions here to help assess your understanding of the material.
0:00: Introduction; Sutton Place Colony
13:18: Row House Renovation Movement
40:26: Garden City Movement
55:06: Zoning Resolution
Course Feedback Form
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About the Presenter
Francis Morrone is an architectural historian and the author of eleven books including Guide to New York City Urban Landscapes (W.W. Norton, 2013); The New York Public Library: The Architecture and Decoration of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building (with Henry Hope Reed, W.W. Norton, 2011); and architectural guidebooks to Philadelphia and Brooklyn. As a historic preservation consultant he has written countless building histories and neighborhood surveys in New York and beyond. He worked as an art and architecture critic for the New York Sun. Collectively, his work represents one of the most comprehensive bodies of research on the built history of New York City.
There are no pre-requisites required for this course.
AIA Continuing Education Provider Information
Course Delivery Type: On-Demand e-learning Program
Program Level: Introductory
AIA CES Program Approval Expiration Date: March 30, 2022
Provider Number: G193
Provider Statement: The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number G193. All registered AIA CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider or this learning program may be sent to AIA CES ([email protected] or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).
This learning program is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.
AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.