Book Exhibition: The Panama Canal and its architectural legacy (1905-1920)



The inauguration of the exhibition of the book "The Panama Canal and its architectural legacy (1905-1920)” was held on August 20, 2013, at the City of Knowledge Exhibition Room.

The Panama Canal Authority, the Art and Culture Foundation and the City of Knowledge Foundation joined forces to publish a significant research work carried out over several years by Carol McMichael Reese and Thomas F. Reese, professors at Tulane University. The book highlights the importance of the conservation and enhancement of the historical heritage that the architecture around the Panama Canal represents, being City of Knowledge part of that legacy.

“The Panama Canal and its architectural legacy (1905-1920)” is a publication that aims to contribute to a better understanding of the valuable architectural, urban and landscaping legacy, dating from the time of the construction of the Canal and its first years of operation.

The book is on sale at the main offices of the City of Knowledge Foundation, Building 104, Clayton.

The exhibition is open to the public until September 20th at the City of Knowledge Exhibition Room (Building 109, next to the Athenaeum), Monday to Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free.