First Director of Cultural Affairs for New York City, President of The Public Art Fund, and Host of WNYC's Artists in the City.
In the 1970s, Freedman led a fight to legalize artists residences in Soho, and also pushed for the Percent for Art legislation, which requires one percent of all city construction budgets be spent on art. The plaza at the southeast corner of Central Park is named in her honor.
Doris C. Freedman appears in the following:
Saturday, December 29, 1979
Dudley Gray and conceptual artist Joe Strand talk about their "Landmark Illuminations."
WNYC archives id: 62964
Tuesday, July 10, 1979
Friday, December 12, 1975
Guests: Red Grooms, Mimi Grooms, Kent Hines, Anita O'Neil / Moderator: Doris C. Freedman
Ruckus Manhattan was a multimedia, three-dimensional representation of Manhattan on display on the ground level of 88 Pine Street. The out-of-scale model, constructed of papier-mâché, wood, plastic, fiberglass, and vinyl, ...
Monday, August 24, 1970
This is an interview with Miriam Colon, founder of the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater, a street theater company. She has acted in seventeen plays in New York City and five major Hollywood films, including "One-Eyed Jacks" and "Appaloosa," as well as many Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. She is a member ...