Author Archives: Hannah Borgeson

New Initiatives to Further Michael Sorkin’s Legacy

On the first anniversary of his loss to COVID-19, March 26, City College is cohosting a free public celebration of Michael Sorkin’s enduring contributions as a brilliant urbanist, fierce critic, and beloved mentor, Ninety Minutes with Michael. The college has also established the Sorkin Legacy Fund at the Spitzer School of Architecture to support programs

Learn About Grad Programs

Design your future! Start by learning about City College’s graduate architecture and design programs at an online info session. The Spitzer School offers accredited professional degrees for students from all undergraduate backgrounds as well as post-professional degree programs for architects and landscape architects. Upcoming Info Sessions: Tues. 10/20 – Architecture Graduate Programs Info Session (all

Spitzer’s Plans for Fall 2020

​​Dear Spitzer Students,   I hope this finds you all safe, well and, of course, relieved at the good news that our international students are safe from the threat of deportation. We couldn’t possibly be happier at the outcome!   I’m writing to bring you up-to-date with plans for Fall 2020, as I know many

Selected Grad Programs Reopen Fall Admissions

In recognition of the changes wrought by COVID-19, and in order to fulfill its public mission, the Spitzer School is reopening Fall 2020 admissions for a limited number of spaces in its Master of Landscape Architecture I, Master of Architecture I, and MS Architecture graduate programs. The MLA I and M Arch I programs are

Letter to the Spitzer Community

Dear Spitzer School of Architecture Community,   This has been a terrible, tragic week for America. I will ask you in advance to forgive the observations of an outsider and newcomer, on the one hand, and the dean of this institution who is black, on the other. This rare duality makes for an uneasy balance.

Final Reviews Run May 8-14

Spitzer’s Spring 2020 Final Reviews will be conducted remotely from May 8 to 14, finishing off a semester like no other. Several are open to the public on Zoom, with details available on the school calendar. View the full schedule here.