Open House New York has partnered with Docomomo US to host its annual Modern Architecture and Design Scavenger Hunt this weekend, and Curbed has a pair of tickets to give away. Hunters will spend Saturday, February 9 deciphering a list of clues and travelling around New York City snapping photos of the answers to earn points. The teams with the most points at the end of the day have the chance to win prizes donated by Room & Board, The Glass House, and the Manitoga / The Russel Wright Design Center. To win the pair of tickets, worth $60, you must be the first person to email the tipline with the correct answers to five of last year's clues, posted below. Visit OHNY's website for more information about the event.
1) Architect Kevin Roche and engineer John Dinkeloo designed this Midtown office building in 1963. This building is most noted for its indoor public space, with its central atrium occupying a large portion of the floor plan. Name the building.
2) This automobile showroom along Park Avenue was Frank Lloyd Wright's first project in New York City. Although the cars have changed, what remains is Wright's interior use of high-tech glass, white plaster curved walls, and a large circular mirror suspended from the ceiling. What was the original name of the showroom and what is it called now?
3) One of the first buildings in New York City to employ a glass curtain wall, this building by Gordon Bunshaft of SOM distinguishes itself from the typical large, solid office building because of its innovative podium and slab composition. This not only allowed for a taller vertical component, but also incorporated a garden courtyard on the ground floor. Name the building.
4) Designed by the firm Harrison & Abramovitz, this building is an example from the city's green glass movement of the 1960s. Name the building.
5) Frank Lloyd Wright was never able to see the completion of this architectural landmark, which opened just six months after his death. Name the landmark.
· Open House New York [official]