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ART 296LA - Topics in Art: Architectural History of New York City - Learning Community
May be used toward NYC Studies Concentration/Minor. New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Inquiry and Exploration.

Course Description: This course will trace the historical development of NYC through its workplaces and its architecture. Issues such as civic culture and higher learning; recreation, commerce and the urban landscape; urban planning; decline and revival in the 20th century will intertwine with an analysis of the great achievements of modern architecture of the 19th and 20th centuries. Field trips are an essential element of this LC, and will include visits to neighborhoods, Times Square, and individual buildings.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Art Department

Course Attributes:
Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: