Feb 4th 2019


Thur, Feb 21
6 p.m. | S. R. Crown Hall, Lower Core

"Louis Kahn's Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park"

Spring '19 Lecture Series


Trained as an architect at The Cooper Union, Gina Pollara served as executive director of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park from 2006 to 2013. With critical seed money from Alphawood Foundation, she established the project office and oversaw construction of the FDR Memorial designed by the architect Louis I. Kahn for the south point of Roosevelt Island in New York City. She currently heads her own consulting firm that provides strategic planning, project guidance, construction management, fundraising, and organizational development to a wide range of public and private entities. She has written and lectured extensively on Kahn as well as on the waterfront and water supply system of NYC, all subjects of exhibitions and publications to which she has contributed.

This lecture is co-sponsored by Alphawood Foundation