06.25.09: A Space Within: The National September 11 Memorial & Museum exhibition opening at the Center for Architecture. Six hundred visitors attended the exhibition’s first night. The show was curated by Thomas Mellins and designed by Incorporated Architecture & Design.
06.27.09: openhousenewyork and The Architect’s Newspaper sponsored a Saturday afternoon “salon” to celebrate John M. Johansen’s, FAIA, 93rd birthday at the architect’s most unusual 1975 summer house — a multi-level, translucent fiberglass pyramid in Dutchess County.
06.10.09: The Association of Real Estate Women (AREW), Twenty9th Park Madison condominium, and fashion designer Jes Wade hosted a Fashion Charity Event that included penthouse and rooftop tours, a silent auction, and a showing of Wade’s newest couture line inspired by draping fabric. All proceeds went to the AREW Charitable Fund to benefit Women In Need (WIN). WIN provides housing, help, and hope to NYC women and their families who are homeless and disadvantaged.
06.17.09: The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation benefit dinner was held at the Guggenheim Museum, raising more than $500,000 for the Foundation’s School of Architecture, Archives, and K-12 educational programs.
Courtesy Great Ink Communications
06.18.09: Deutsche Bank erected a seven-story Carbon Clock outside Madison Square Garden that calculates the tons of carbon dioxide being emitted into the atmosphere.