Friday, 7 December 2007

Hayden Planetarium - James Polshek

The Hayden Planetarium, designed by architects Trowbridge & Livingston, opened in 1935 in midtown Manhattan.
: Oops. The planetarium shown here is the new one, not the one opened in 1935. It was the original that was designed by Trowbridge & Livingston. The stunning building in the photos was designed by James Polshek, and apparently "conceived in his mind" in 1993.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Except that the planetarium shown is the new one, not the one opened in 1935. The original was designed by Trowbridge & Livingston (not the one in the photos).

T. Lesser, former Senior Lecturer at the (old) Hayden Planetarium

7 Dec 2007, 05:27:00  
Blogger PC said...

My apologies, sir, and thanks for the correction.

It's amazing how quickly the new planetarium has become so 'iconic' an image.

7 Dec 2007, 08:49:00  

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