Photograph by Dan Cole, Courtesy of the Center for Architecture

Each year some of New York City’s leading architecture firms converge on the Center for Architecture to compete in a live pumpkin carving contest! This year marks the third annual Pumpkitecture! Architectural Pumpkin Carving Competition presented by Archtober. At this Halloween themed event, twenty New York City-based firms create their best gourd structures in hopes of winning the  Pritzkerpumpkin Prize. Guests get to witness the live-carving and vote for the People’s Pumpkin. If you are an Untapped Cities Insider, you can attend this event for free! Not a member yet? Become an Insider today to gain free access to behind-the-scenes tours and special events all year long!

DATE: Friday, October 25th, 2019, 6:00PM-8:30PM

PRICE: FREE for Untapped Cities Insiders! ($10 for the general public)

CAPACITY: 10 guests. Spots allocated on a first come, first served basis.

REGISTRATION: Opens Friday, October 11th, 2019 at 12PM EST
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Last year’s People’s Pumpkin Prize Winner, Photograph Courtesy of Erik Barden

Who will squash the competition? Who will summon the Brutal ghost of Marcel Booeuer and invoke the spirit of Michael Gravesyard? Will the Crowned Curibita be inspired by Frank-o-Lloyd Wright’s Guggengourd? See for yourself at Pumpkitecture! Festive food and beverages included.

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