Edward Durell Stone House to receive Commemorative Medallion

Title: Edward Durell Stone House to receive Commemorative Medallion

Location: Edward Durell Stone House, 130 East 64 Street (between Park and Lexington Avenues)

Description: Join the Historic Districts Council and the Historic Landmarks Preservation Center for a ceremony commemorating Edward Durell Stone, one of the 20th-century’s most prominent modern architects. Stone had an international reputation and was responsible for numerous buildings in New York City including the Museum of Modern Art and the General Motors Building. His own house on East 64th Streetretains hallmarks of pioneering style, most notably the decorative concrete screen covering the front façade.Distinguished Stone scholars and modern architecture experts will be participating in the ceremony and medallion unveiling, including architect and Landmark Lion Robert A. M. Stern; Museum of Modern Art’s Curator of Contemporary Architecture Pedro Gadanho; and Stone’s son, Hicks Stone, who recently wrote about his father in a book entitled, “Edward Durell Stone: A Son’s Untold Story of a Legendary Architect.”

Start Time: 12:00
Date: 2012-03-15

RSVP to marbulu@hdc.org or call 212-614-9107

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