7 Train Brochure Wins Municipal Arts Award
Queens Council on the Arts Folk Arts Program Director Bradley Shope received one of the Municipal Art Society’s 2005 annual awards for the “7 The International Express Guide to Communities Along the #7 Train” brochure. The guide provides useful information about the restaurants, shops, festival dates, museums and neighborhood trivia for each stop along the route of the “International Express” from where it first emerges from the tunnel under the East River at 45th Road/Courthouse Square to Main Street, Flushing.
The Queens Council on the Arts is a non-profit arts organization founded in 1966 to support, promote and develop the arts in Queens. Its mission is to assist arts organizations and individual artists and to present Queens’ diverse cultural resources to the two million residents of the borough, to residents of other boroughs and to visitors to New York City.
The Municipal Art Society of New York is a private, non-profit membership organization that champions excellence in urban design and planning and the preservation of the best of New York City’s past. The society has long been the leader of advocacy efforts to preserve the best of New York City's past, achieve sound planning, and promote excellence in urban design.