October generally brings to mind pumpkins, Halloween, and other autumnal decorations. It is also, however, the month of “Archtober”—the city’s official Architecture and Design Month, filled with a number of programs, talks, and exhibitions devoted to architecture and design.
“When we started thinking about creating a festival that stood for design, we were in dark days of recession. With all the unemployment of architects and designers, not business as usual, we wanted to strike a positive note,” Cynthia Kracauer, AIA’s managing director explained of the festival’s start five years ago.
The AIA and Center for Architecture held a preview for Archtober’s events at the Center for Architecture’s new exhibit space in the South Street Seaport Culture District.
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