The Ford Foundation, created in the 1936 by automotive engineers Henry and Edsel Ford, makes considerable grants to interests in education, the arts and Third World development. Their headquarters were designed to illustrate their community involvement, and the L-shaped building, made largely of organic weathering steel, manages to integrate its garden surroundings and employ an open interior plan that encourages both employees and administrators to interact with one another.
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Explore New York City’s varied architecture on this private, 3-hour tour along 42nd Street. Learn about the evolution of the city’s buildings, from the ... Read more
Location: New York, New York
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)