Van Alen Institute
Van Alen Institute is a New York City-based independent nonprofit architectural organization, dedicated to improving design in the public realm. It was founded in 1894 as the Society of Beaux-Arts Architects. In 1995, the institute was named in honor of William Van Alen, architect of the Chrysler Building and recipient of the institute's 1908-1909 Paris Prize.
Van Alen Institute has supported architects, urban thinkers, designers and scholars through design competitions, fellowships, awards and public programs. Also, it has fostered dialogue about architecture as a creative practice.
Van Alen Institute initiatives include Parks for the People and Ground/Work: A Design Competition for Van Alen Institute's New Street-Level Space. The institute is also a partner in Rebuild by Design and Changing Course: Navigating the Future of the Lower Mississippi River Delta.
Van Alen Institute is located at 303 Bond St in Gowanus, Brooklyn.
- Beaux-Arts Institute of Design (National Institute for Architectural Education), a defunct school related to the Society of Beaux-Arts Architects
- "Graham Foundation".
- Silvestro, Tyler B. (3 April 2012). "Land Unlocked: Competition Seeks Ideas for the Next 100 Years of Parks". The Architect's Newspaper. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
- Fixsen, Anna (24 September 2013). "Van Alen Institute Announces Winner of its Storefront Redesign". Architectural Record. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
- "Rebuild by Design: An Initiative by the President's Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force". Retrieved 26 September 2013.
- "Changing Course: Navigating the Future of the Lower Mississippi River Delta". Retrieved 26 September 2013.
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