Municipal Art Society

nonprofit membership organization in New York City

The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) is a non-profit membership organization for preservation in New York City. It hopes encourage thoughtful planning and urban design and neighborhoods across the city.[1]

Former headquarters, the Villard Houses at 457 Madison Avenue

The organization was founded in 1893. In January 2010, MAS relocated from its longtime home in the historic Villard Houses on 457 Madison Avenue to the Steinway Hall on West 57th Street.

In July 2014, MAS moved into the Look Building at 488 Madison Avenue, across the street from its former Villard home.

References change

  1. "TWA Terminal Named as One of the Nation's Most Endangered Places". Municipal Art Society New York, February 9th, 2004. Archived from the original on 2009-08-12. Retrieved 2009-08-11.