6 p.m., the Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater New York holds its annual Pinnacle Awards for real estate . At Chelsea Piers, Pier 60, 23rd Street and Hudson River. $395 per person. Contact Maria Kaminskiy firstname.lastname@example.org / 212.239.3662, or click here for more details.
6:30 p.m., Eric Sanderson of the Wildlife Conservation Society will moderate a discussion on eco-cities with speakers including Hillary Brown, founder of New York's Office of Sustainable Design; Kate Orff of the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation; and architects from Foster + Partners, who created the Masdar project in Abu Dhabi, to answer the question: What lessons do green city projects around the world have for the environmental retrofit of an existing city like New York? $5, museum members, seniors and students; $9, general admission. Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue. For more information, call 212.534.1672, ext. 3395, or click here.
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