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June 2017
$20 ($10 members of Friends UESHD)

Tour and book signing: Art Deco on the Upper East Side (Itinerary No. 10)

June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Reservations required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts. For information and registration, click here. At the end of the walk, there will be a book sale and signing at the Friends’s office. The Upper East Side—Manhattan’s Gold Coast—maintains an aura of conservative respectability, and perhaps as a result never attracted as much Art Deco flash as its counterpart on the west side of Central Park. Nevertheless, tucked among the Beaux-Arts town houses and sedate neo-Georgian apartment buildings, the neighborhood has some remarkable…

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$50 ($30 ADSNY members)

TOUR: Art Deco on the Upper East Side (Itinerary No. 10)

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Reservations required. Sponsored by the Art Deco Society of New York. For information and registration, click here. The Upper East Side—Manhattan’s Gold Coast—maintains an aura of conservative respectability, and perhaps as a result never attracted as much Art Deco flash as its counterpart on the west side of Central Park. Nevertheless, tucked among the Beaux-Arts town houses and sedate neo-Georgian apartment buildings, the neighborhood has some remarkable examples by some of the best architects, including an apartment house by Raymond Hood (built for the owner of the Daily…

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New York Art Deco: Book talk, signing and walk (from Itinerary No. 9) on the Upper West Side

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Book talk, signing and tour on the Upper West Side – “New York Art Deco: A Guide to Gotham’s Jazz Age Architecture.”

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“New York Art Deco” – Joint book talk and signing with Jules Stewart at Shakespeare & Co.

June 21 @ 6:30 pm
Shakespeare & Co. bookstore,
939 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY
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A joint book talk, with Jules Stewart, author of Gotham Rising: New York in the 1930s. At Shakespeare & Co. bookstore. Free and open to the public. Jules Stewart’s book charts the social life of New York City during the Jazz Age – everything from high society to organized crime. He and I will talk about our respective takes on New York during that tumultuous decade.

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$30 ($20 MAS members)

TOUR: Downtown Art Deco (Itinerary No. 1)

June 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Reservations required. Sponsored by the Municipal Art Society. Information and registration: 212-935-3960 or click here. Towering above the narrow streets of the old Dutch colony of Nieuw Amsterdam are some of the country’s finest zigzag and streamlined delights, glittering pinnacles of Wall Street prosperity, monuments to the high-flying corporations of 1920s banking, oil, and telecommunications. Unrivaled skyscraper designs include Ralph Walker’s Gothic Modern fantasy of the Irving Trust tower and the Art Deco–encrusted Cities Service headquarters, plus some lesser-known jewels in…

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$45

Tour: The Woolworth Building and its Lobby

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Woolworth Building,
233 Broadway, New York,
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Reservations required. Tour of the Woolworth Building lobby, closed to the public for more than a decade and now open again. The tour includes a detailed look at the building’s unmatched polychromatic terra-cotta exterior, and an in-depth exploration of the lobby and its wealth of ornament, including hidden corners and staircases — plus a special visit to the mezzanine level for an up-close view of its extraordinary mosaic ceiling.

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Tour: The great Art Deco Towers of East 42nd Street (from Itinerary No. 5)

June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Walking tour of Art Deco architecture (itinerary TBA) in conjunction with the show “The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s” at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum.

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$390 for six classes

NYU – Six-session course – New York in the Jazz Age Part II: Art Deco architecture from Wall Street to Washington Heights – Session No. 1

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This follow up course to New York in the Jazz Age Part I continues our exploration of the brash new style of Art Deco, which transformed New York into a modern metropolis.

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July 2017
$390 for six classes

NYU – Six-session course – New York in the Jazz Age Part II: Art Deco architecture from Wall Street to Washington Heights – Session No. 2

July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This follow up course to New York in the Jazz Age Part I continues our exploration of the brash new style of Art Deco, which transformed New York into a modern metropolis.

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$45

Tour: The Woolworth Building and its Lobby

July 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Woolworth Building,
233 Broadway, New York,
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Reservations required. Tour of the Woolworth Building lobby, closed to the public for more than a decade and now open again. The tour includes a detailed look at the building’s unmatched polychromatic terra-cotta exterior, and an in-depth exploration of the lobby and its wealth of ornament, including hidden corners and staircases — plus a special visit to the mezzanine level for an up-close view of its extraordinary mosaic ceiling.

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BOOK TALK: “New York Art Deco”

July 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Skyscraper Museum,
39 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280
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New York Art Deco: Book talk and signing at the Skyscraper Museum

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$390 for six classes

NYU – Six-session course – New York in the Jazz Age Part II: Art Deco architecture from Wall Street to Washington Heights – Session No. 3

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This follow up course to New York in the Jazz Age Part I continues our exploration of the brash new style of Art Deco, which transformed New York into a modern metropolis.

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$390 for six classes

NYU – Six-session course – New York in the Jazz Age Part II: Art Deco architecture from Wall Street to Washington Heights – Session No. 4

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This follow up course to New York in the Jazz Age Part I continues our exploration of the brash new style of Art Deco, which transformed New York into a modern metropolis.

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$45

Tour: The Woolworth Building and its Lobby

July 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Woolworth Building,
233 Broadway, New York,
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Reservations required. Tour of the Woolworth Building lobby, closed to the public for more than a decade and now open again. The tour includes a detailed look at the building’s unmatched polychromatic terra-cotta exterior, and an in-depth exploration of the lobby and its wealth of ornament, including hidden corners and staircases — plus a special visit to the mezzanine level for an up-close view of its extraordinary mosaic ceiling.

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$390 for six classes

NYU – Six-session course – New York in the Jazz Age Part II: Art Deco architecture from Wall Street to Washington Heights – Session No. 5

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This follow up course to New York in the Jazz Age Part I continues our exploration of the brash new style of Art Deco, which transformed New York into a modern metropolis.

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August 2017
$390 for six classes

NYU – Six-session course – New York in the Jazz Age Part II: Art Deco architecture from Wall Street to Washington Heights – Session No. 6

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This follow up course to New York in the Jazz Age Part I continues our exploration of the brash new style of Art Deco, which transformed New York into a modern metropolis.

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$45

Tour: The Woolworth Building and its Lobby

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Woolworth Building,
233 Broadway, New York,
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Reservations required. Tour of the Woolworth Building lobby, closed to the public for more than a decade and now open again. The tour includes a detailed look at the building’s unmatched polychromatic terra-cotta exterior, and an in-depth exploration of the lobby and its wealth of ornament, including hidden corners and staircases — plus a special visit to the mezzanine level for an up-close view of its extraordinary mosaic ceiling.

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$45

Tour: The Woolworth Building and its Lobby

August 20 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Reservations required. Tour of the Woolworth Building lobby, closed to the public for more than a decade and now open again. The tour includes a detailed look at the building’s unmatched polychromatic terra-cotta exterior, and an in-depth exploration of the lobby and its wealth of ornament, including hidden corners and staircases — plus a special visit to the mezzanine level for an up-close view of its extraordinary mosaic ceiling.

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