Ford foundation headquarters. Foundation the ford foundation in its early years. The ford foundation is a new york headquartered globally oriented private foundation with the mission of advancing human welfare. Originally built for to house the ford foundation headquarters in india the building is currently used by the united nations development program undp.
There is nothing quite like sitting beneath the almost fully connective canopy of 50 year old cockspur hawthorns in dan kileys south garden at the art institute of chicago in early summer. The 32 trees at the center of the garden set in a 20 foot grid reached their natural maximum height long ago. The ford family foundation serves the people and the communities of oregon and siskiyou county california.
From the october 2015 issue of landscape architecture magazine. The ford foundation new york ny 1968 287500 square feet. Though the reorganized foundation established headquarters initially in pasadena california with.
Designation as an interior landmark of the ford foundation building and the proposed designation of the related landmark site item no. The ford foundation is embarking on a renovation of its landmark new york city headquarters. Unlike conventional new york office buildings that isolate the occupants and store them in cubicles depriving them of a sense of their working community and limiting their physical environment to views of other.
Created in 1936 by edsel ford and henry ford it was originally funded by a us25000 gift from edsel ford.