City of Tomorrow,” a two-day conference co-produced by Hundred Stories and 92Y, recently sold out to an audience of nearly 2000 for the second year in a row. The Summit brought together the leaders and pioneers of the real estate, architecture and interior design worlds.
In three unforgettable keynote discussions packing 92Y’s 900-plus seat Kaufmann Concert Hall, renowned architects Robert A. M. Stern, Daniel Libeskind and Billie Tsien debated the social and cultural impact of monuments, museums and other civic institutions; developer moguls Jay Cross, Ziel Feldman, Susi Yu and Tommy Craig talked Mega Projects and Supertalls and Elle Decor A-Listers’ Ken Fulk, Anthony Baratta, Alexa Hampton and Ghislaine Viñas delighted audience members with a glimpse into their magic making in transforming spaces. You can watch all three keynotes here.
The conference also featured scores of panels, talks and workshops with notables such as James Ramsey, Christine Minas, Kenneth Horn, Alan Ricks, Roger Duffy, Julia Buckingham, Steve Cornwell, Dana Gibson, and John Robshaw lending their expertise. Some of the Summit’s most highly anticipated sessions, which can be heard on demand, were “Ethics of Architecture: The Social and Political Implications of the Built Environment;” “Favorite Neighborhoods, Hot Spots and New Destination;” “Reimagining Penn Station, Grand Central, JFK, LaGuardia and the City’s Streets;” and “Gilded Age of New York Real Estate: Exploring New Iterations of the Classics.”