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The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) is proud to partner with the University Club and the One West 54th Street Foundation to present the Annual McKim Lecture, named in honor of renowned architect, Charles McKim. Gil Schafer III will deliver the 2020 lecture entitled "Unlocking the Mysteries of Place: How Context, Tradition, and Memory Give Shape and Meaning to a New House" on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at the University Club.
Award-winning architect Gil Schafer III is one of the nation’s leading experts on contemporary classical architecture. A member of Architectural Digest’s AD 100, a winner of Veranda’s “Art of Design Award,” and a recipient of the Arthur Ross Award for Architecture, he holds a Masters of Architecture from the Yale School of Architecture and is the author of the bestselling books The Great American House and A Place to Call Home.
He is a member of the Yale School of Architecture Dean’s Council, a trustee of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello, and served as president and then chairman of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art for over a decade. Schafer’s work has been featured in numerous national and international publications, including Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, Veranda, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Gil and his family divide their time between New York City, the Hudson Valley, and the coast of Maine.
Thank you to our Partner Sponsor:John B. Murray Architect
And to our Supporter Sponsors:Linda London Ltd.SilverLining Inc.Vella Interiors Inc.
Please note that advance registration is required, and that tickets to the McKim Lecture are not refundable.
There is no member discount for tickets to the McKim Lecture.
Dress is cocktail or business attire.
Per the house rules of the University Club, please note
that gentleman are required to wear jackets, dress shirts and ties. Ascots and cravats when worn as such are a suitable replacement for ties.
Ladies are required to wear clothing meeting similar standards; specifically, tailored clothing that otherwise conforms to this rule, e.g. suits, dresses, or skirts and dress shirts or sweaters, or tailored pants with dress shirts and jackets, elegant sweaters or scarves of equivalent formality. Tailored pants paired with tailored/beaded tops may be worn without a jacket, sweater or scarf.
The following clothing is prohibited in the Club House: jeans and other denim apparel, leisurewear of any type, Capri, and cargo pants, rompers, shorts, leggings, T-shirts, sportswear and bare midriff tops, mini-skirts, workout or warm-up suits, beach or thong sandals and sneakers or other athletic shoes.
If you have any food allergies or restrictions, contact [email protected]. Please note that the dinner for the McKim Lecture is a seafood buffet.