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Earth Week: University Center Sustainability Tours

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm

University Center, Lobby 63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

Join the Tishman Environment and Design Center and The New School Buildings for a special Sustainability Tour of The New School University Center.

The University Center is a 16-story, approximately 375,000 square foot building located at the intersection of 14th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. The building includes 230,000 square feet of academic space on the first seven floors and a 135,000 square foot, 600-bed dormitory on the remaining nine floors, providing space for all aspects of campus life.

Sustainability is a core value at The New School, and it is incorporated into various aspects of the University Center’s design, construction, and operation. The University Center was awarded a U.S. Green Building Council LEED Gold certification for its outstanding focus on sustainability. The University Center continues to be among a select few buildings in New York and one of the few academic buildings across the country with this honor.

The tours will be guided by Erik Eibert, Assistant Director for Sustainable Initiatives. Tours will leave from the lobby of the University Center at 2:00pm and 3:30pm.

Presrented by the Tishman Environment and Design Center and The New School Buildings.

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Getting Here

Detailed Directions

By Train:
The 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q and L to 14th St./Union Square.
The A, C and E to 14th St. and 8th Ave.
The 1, 2 and 3 to 14th St. and 7th Ave.
The F and M to 14th St. and 6th Ave.
PATH train to 14th St. and 6th Ave.

Event Registration Required

This event requires registration.