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Tour: Art Deco 42nd Street (Itinerary No. 5)
March 26, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$20 – $30
Sponsored by the Municipal Art Society (MAS) – reservations required. $30 ($20 MAS members)
Itinerary No. 5 in New York Art Deco: A Guide…. A walk along midtown Manhattan’s major boulevard of Art Deco skyscrapers. Star architect of the walk is crusty modernist Raymond Hood; we will visit three of his four skyscrapers: the Daily News, American Radiator, and McGraw-Hill. Star building, once the world’s tallest, is the one and only Chrysler, whose architect, William Van Alen, was once called the Ziegfeld of his profession. We will also visit the Chanin and Paramount Buildings, and a few others. For information and reservations: 212-935-3960.