As former co-chair and founding member of AIANY’s Architecture Tour Committee, Arthur regularly guides the Around Manhattan Architecture, Lower Manhattan Architecture & Freshkills Park Boat Tours. He also created and hosts a Featured Guide Series that invites recognized NYC waterfront experts to share firsthand insights. Through the AIA, he also leads walking tours and organizes tours of notable new buildings.
Arthur is a native New Yorker whose early professional experience at a number of local firms helped foster a deep interest in the City’s built environment. In 1998 he co-founded Fink & Platt Architects. The firm creates highly crafted spaces, integrating a sustainable approach to architecture, restoration, and interiors. The firm completed a renovation and addition for the Jewish Braille Institute, the master plan for Coney Island USA as well as numerous residential projects in NYC and the surrounding areas.