Sheldon H. Solow, builder and owner of residential and commercial properties in New York since 1950, has helped to set new standards of excellence in design and the application of innovative technology for investment builders. He has long recognized the synergistic relationship of art to architecture that is reflected in all of his buildings. In 1991, he founded the Solow Art and Architecture Foundation to support art and architectural studies. Solow Lecturers speak on Classical and Renaissance topics.
Mr. Solow is presently very active in many leading educational and art institutions. He has been the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Institute of Fine Arts, NY since 1992. He is also a Member of the Board of Trustees at New York University, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a member of the Chairman's Council at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
One Sheldon H. Solow Lecture is given annually for the New Haven Society on a topic according to Mr. Solow's interests. The Sheldon H. Solow Lecturer is chosen by the Lecture Program Committee.