urban architecture http://kalw.org en 99% Invisible: Higher and Higher http://kalw.org/post/99-invisible-higher-and-higher <p>On this week's <strong><em>99% Invisible</em></strong>: Late in 1928 Walter Chrysler, founder of the Chrysler car company, came to New York and bought a plot of land and decided to build, what he referred to as, “a monument to me.”&nbsp; What followed was an epic back and forth struggle for the glory of ruling the New York City skyline.</p><p><strong><a href="http://99percentinvisible.org/episode/higher-and-higher/">Listen here.</a></strong></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 15:40:57 +0000 Matt Martin 39434 at http://kalw.org 99% Invisible: Higher and Higher Architecture, Yerba Buena, & Chamber Music http://kalw.org/post/architecture-yerba-buena-chamber-music <div><p>This week, host David Latulippe talks with Margie O'Driscoll, Executive Director of the American Institute of Architects, San Francisco chapter, for a preview of the&nbsp;month-long <a href="http://www.archandcity.org/">Architecture and the City Festival</a>; Deborah Cullinan talks about her new job as Executive Director of the <a href="http://ybca.org/">Yerba Buena Center for the Arts</a>, and Charith Premawardhana shares some info about the <a href="http://classicalrevolution.org/">Classical Revolution </a>chamber music festival, happening in various venues during the month of September.&nbsp; Plus, Peter Robinson highlights some fall offerings from PBS. Open Air, Originally broadcast on <strong>Thursday, August 29. Listen now or anytime. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 19:53:23 +0000 David Latulippe 32267 at http://kalw.org Architecture, Yerba Buena, & Chamber Music