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Programme Catalogue - Details: 1107 Fifth Avenue19910302

Producer: E. BURKE

Next in series: INTERVAL TALK

Description

SBH:Architectural Historian Christopher Gray explores the changing landscape of New York through three addresses - (1) 1107 5th Avenue. A programme in the above series.

PRE:In the street, Gray & Alpern comment on the fact people have to chain up their plant tubs to prevent their being stolen, amount of traffic & noise it makes. Alpern describes exterior of apartment building. Inside no. 1107 Fifth Avenue, Gray describes interior architecture & decoration. Alpern: history of the building. Shows Gray area that used to be an aviary. From window they can see roof garden on nearby brownstone building that boasts an ornamental cow. They discuss other buildings they can see; all buildings higher than 6 storeys have water towers, some visible, some hidden. Alpern loves way NY apartments make use of space.

Broadcast history

02 Mar 1991 20:45-21:05 (RADIO 3)

10 Jul 1991 19:05-19:30 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Elizabeth Burke (Producer)

Christopher Gray (Speaker)

Andrew Alpern (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 637898.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1107 Fifth Avenue19910710

First broadcast on 1991-03-02

Producer: E. BURKE

Next in series: INTERVAL TALK

Description

SBH:Architectural Historian Christopher Gray explores the changing landscape of New York through three addresses - (1) 1107 5th Avenue. A programme in the above series.

PRE:In the street, Gray & Alpern comment on the fact people have to chain up their plant tubs to prevent their being stolen, amount of traffic & noise it makes. Alpern describes exterior of apartment building. Inside no. 1107 Fifth Avenue, Gray describes interior architecture & decoration. Alpern: history of the building. Shows Gray area that used to be an aviary. From window they can see roof garden on nearby brownstone building that boasts an ornamental cow. They discuss other buildings they can see; all buildings higher than 6 storeys have water towers, some visible, some hidden. Alpern loves way NY apartments make use of space.

Broadcast history

02 Mar 1991 20:45-21:05 (RADIO 3)

10 Jul 1991 19:05-19:30 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Elizabeth Burke (Producer)

Christopher Gray (Speaker)

Andrew Alpern (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 637898.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 16 March 199119910316

Producer: BURKE, Elizabeth

Previous in series: INTERVAL TALK

Description

SBH:Architectural Historian Christopher Gray explores the changing landscape of New York through three addresses - (3) Orchard Street, Lower East Side. A programme in the above series.

Broadcast history

16 Mar 1991 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Elizabeth Burke (Producer)

Christopher Gray (Speaker)

Peter Kwong (Speaker)

Ruth Abraham (Speaker)

Eleanor Jenning (Speaker)

Elizabeth Jenning (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 638709.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Interval Talk19910309

Producer: E. BURKE

Next in series: 16 March 1991

Previous in series: 1107 FIFTH AVENUE

Description

SBH:Architectural Historian Christopher Gray explores the changing landscape of New York through three addresses - (2) Strivers' Row, Harlem. A programme in the above series.

Broadcast history

09 Mar 1991 19:45-20:10 (RADIO 3)

17 Jul 1991 19:05-19:30 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Elizabeth Burke (Producer)

Christopher Gray (Speaker)

James Jones (Speaker)

Mrs Jones (Speaker)

Joseph Smith (Speaker)

Billy Holiday (Speaker)

Gill Noble (Speaker)

Adrianne Gaines (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 637923.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Interval Talk19910717

First broadcast on 1991-03-09

Producer: E. BURKE

Next in series: 16 March 1991

Previous in series: 1107 FIFTH AVENUE

Description

SBH:Architectural Historian Christopher Gray explores the changing landscape of New York through three addresses - (2) Strivers' Row, Harlem. A programme in the above series.

Broadcast history

09 Mar 1991 19:45-20:10 (RADIO 3)

17 Jul 1991 19:05-19:30 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Elizabeth Burke (Producer)

Christopher Gray (Speaker)

James Jones (Speaker)

Mrs Jones (Speaker)

Joseph Smith (Speaker)

Billy Holiday (Speaker)

Gill Noble (Speaker)

Adrianne Gaines (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 637923.