In this issue:
· Passing: Larry Bogdanow
· 9/11 Memorial launches online reservation system
Larry Bogdanow, Bogdanow Partners Architects, passes at age 64
The AIA New York Chapter mourns the passing of Lawrence (Larry) Bailey Bogdanow (1947-2011). Mr. Bogdanow was a founder and owner of Bogdanow Partners Architects in New York. He became renowned for his design of some of New York’s most popular restaurants, including Union Square Café, the Cub Room, and City Hall. To read the full New York Times obituary, click here.
National September 11 Memorial Offers Online Reservations for Vistors
The National September 11 Memorial announced the launch of its online reservation system on July 11. The system is meant to streamline the process of acquiring passes to the memorial site, which will be open to the public starting September 12, 2011. According to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, “the reservation system [is] used by other institutions with similar limited capacities such as the Statue of Liberty and the Washington Monument.” To read more about the reservation system, click here.