Weekly Events Calendar: 3.07.07

Weekly Events Calendar: 3.07.07

Jill Slater
Mar 7, 2007

One of the Prefab Prototypes in "Prefab Prototypes"

Art & Design Events...

  • Architectural Digest Home Design Show
    • Sixth annual Architectural Digest Home Design Show featuring the latest products in home furnishings.
    • March 9 at 3pm Eva Zeisel, who celebrated her 100th birthday this November, will sign copies of her latest book.
    • March 9th through 11th, 10am-6pm
    • Pier 94, 12th Avenue at 55th Street
  • Modern Motorcycle: Driven by Design
    • Exhibit of custom luxury bikes. Emeco is providing a 1006 Navy Chair, which will be customized by NSMC and given away in a drawing at the end of the evening.
    • March 14th, 7-9pm. Vodka cocktails and delicious 'witchcraft' sandwiches will be served.
    • DWR Flatiron Studio, 903 Broadway (at 20th Street), RSVP to flatiron@dwr.com,
  • Book Launch of Prefab Prototypes
    • Prefab Prototypes: Site-specific Design for Offsite Construction-- architects Mark Anderson and Peter Anderson discuss their experiences over fifteen years of working with prefab buildings.
    • March 8th, 6:30-8pm
    • Municipal Arts Society, 457 Madison Ave., rsvp@mas.org or 212.935.2075.
  • Brooklyn: America's Finest Victorian City
    • Before it was all designer baby strollers and cutesy-poo coffee shops, Brooklyn was kind of considered lame. But before that, in the 1800’s, it was the fourth largest metropolis in Victorian America! Architectural historian Barry Lewis discusses.
    • Tonight, 4pm, Free.
    • New York City College of Technology, Atrium Amphitheater, 300 Jay St., 718.260.5254
  • Noguchi Museum Lecture
    • Alvar Aalto and Isamu Noguchi: Two Rooms
    • March 11th, 3pm
    • 9-01 33rd Rd. at Vernon Blvd., 718-204-7088
  • Prefabricated Homes in America: The Early 20th Century Mail-order House
    • Exhibit of vintage catalogues and pattern books from Sears Roebuck, Mongomery Ward, Alladin, and other sources featuring mail-order houses and plans from 1914 through the mid-20th century.
    • Through April 21st
    • New York School of Interior Design 170 East 70 Street (between Lexington & Third Avenues) Gallery A. 212.472.1500 Ext 405
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