MONDAY  |  NOV 28| 4 PM  | AB 100

Join the Ball State College of Architecture and Planning for a lecture by Alexandra Lange, a New York-based design critic and author, at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, in Architecture Building Room 100.


Ms. Lange’s essays, reviews and profiles have appeared in numerous design publications including Architect, Curbed, and Metropolis, as well as in The Atlantic, New York Magazine, The New Yorker, and the New York Times. She is a columnist for Bloomberg CityLab. Her latest book, Meet Me by the Fountain: An Inside History of the Mall, was published by Bloomsbury USA in June 2022. 

Meet Me By the Fountain – on a topic of much interest throughout the Midwest – is an architectural and cultural history of the shopping mall, from Victor Gruen’s suburban sidewalk cafe to food courts reborn as classrooms, with stops at pedestrian streets, festival marketplaces, and Camp Snoopy.  

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