Volume 16 • Issue 46 | April 9 - 15, 2004



The zoning decoder

Doris Diether, former vice chairperson of the Community Board 2 zoning committee and prominent zoning consultant, will give a series of four Wednesday lectures, April 14-May 19 “Decoding Zoning in NYC” at the Graduate School and University Center of CUNY, 365 Fifth Ave.

The lectures, co-sponsored by the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter, include “An Overview of Zoning Past and Present,” covering the different kinds of districts, how they work, and the history and need for zoning, April 14; “Uses and Signs,” considering what uses and signs are allowed under current zoning, April 28; “Zoning and Aesthetic Impact,” covering how to read a zoning map and zoning’s impact on the appearance of the city. May 12, and “The Role of Agencies,” covering the roles and interactions of various agencies involved in zoning, May19.

The lectures, from 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. cost $110 for all four or $30 each individually and each earn 1.5 A.I.A. credits. For registration and more information, phone 212:817-8215 or visit www.continuinged@gc.cuny.edu.


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