Robert C. Weinberg on Daniel P. Moynihan.

Tuesday, November 21, 1967

Robert C. Weinberg reports:

"Architecture in a time of trouble", a speech by Daniel Patrick Moynihan to alumni of Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Moynihan heads MIT-Harvard Institute for Advanced Studies. He said in his speech: "urban design affects atmosphere of the slums".

Weinberg concurs with Moynihan's objection to remove zoning which prohibits factories in parts of Harlem and he also agrees that the Morningsie Heights Park should not be buklldozed to make gymnasium for Columbia University.

Timing: 3:31

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 74489
Municipal archives id: T2449


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