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The Center for Architecture

536 LaGuardia Place,
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Reading the Streetscape: SoHo's Cast Iron Architecture

Participants learned about the materials and building technologies that shaped SoHo in the 19th Century on an enjoyable afternoon stroll through this one-of-a-kind neighborhood. catherine Teegarden taught participants how to identify cast iron buildings and understand the role their design and construction played in making this building type so popular, setting the stage for the skyscrapers that followed.