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EAST HARLEM—The Museum of the City of New York has announced its new "Innovators" talk series, which will feature such luminaries of architecture and design as Lord Norman Foster and Daniel Libeskind. Each talk will explore the impact on New York City's built environment of father-son team the Guastavino Company. The series kicks off on Tuesday, May 6. [CurbedWire Inbox; previously]

ALL OVER—Yesterday, Open House New York and the New York City Economic Development Corporation launched their Making it Here series, which explores the current state of manufacturing in New York City. From the press release:

Through tours, talks, and other programs, New Yorkers will have a chance to visit and learn about how older industrial buildings, once considered outmoded, are being retrofitted to create spaces that reflect the changing needs of a manufacturing ecosystem that better integrates the design and production processes, as well as how some legacy manufacturers have adapted their businesses to shifting market dynamics, allowing them to thrive in place

over time. The first event is at the Standard Motors Building on Friday, May 16. [CurbedWire Inbox]

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