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December 2017

BOOK TALK: “New York Art Deco: A Guide to Gotham’s Jazz Age Architecture”

December 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Roosevelt Island public library, 524 Main Street, Roosevelt Avenue
New York City, NY 10044 United States
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Free

Sponsored by the Roosevelt Island Historical Society - free and open to the public. The Chrysler Building, the Waldorf-Astoria, Rockefeller Center– these are among the hundreds of Art Deco monuments that during the 1920s and ‘30s helped create the image of New York City as the world’s Modern Metropolis. In New York, Art Deco evolved through a series of Manhattan skyscrapers into the city’s chief architectural language. Following a massive reawakening of interest in them during the 1970s, New York’s…

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TOUR: The Woolworth Building and its Lobby

December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Woolworth Building, 233 Broadway
New York,
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$45

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: Rockefeller Center

December 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sponsored by the Municipal Art Society. Reservations required. To register, call 212-935-3960, or click here to register on-line. Rockefeller Center — New York’s urbane urban wonderland — is full of surprising history, remarkable art and stunning architecture. Conceived as a new home for the Metropolitan Opera, but built instead as Radio City, Rockefeller Center is a private real estate venture that has evolved into the public square of Midtown Manhattan.

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January 2018

Tour: Manhattan’s Art Deco Interiors

January 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visit the publicly accessible interiors of half a dozen Art Deco marvels: the Daily News Building, the Chrysler Building, the Chanin Building, the General Electric Building and the RCA Building at Rockefeller Center.

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TOUR: The Woolworth Building and its Lobby

January 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Woolworth Building, 233 Broadway
New York,
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$45

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 Woolworth Building and its Lobby

January 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Woolworth Building, 233 Broadway
New York,
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$45

Reservations required - click here. 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. For more, see the blog post.

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February 2018

Tour: Manhattan’s Art Deco Interiors

February 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visit the publicly accessible interiors of half a dozen Art Deco marvels: the Daily News Building, the Chrysler Building, the Chanin Building, the General Electric Building and the RCA Building at Rockefeller Center.

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Course: MASter Class – Researching the History of Buildings in New York City – Session No. 1

February 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Municipal Art Society, 488 Madison Avenue
New York, NY, 10022
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Learn how to unearth detailed information about New York City buildings in this MAS seminar now in its 30th year. Four evening sessions plus a morning field-trip.

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Course: MASter Class – Researching the History of Buildings in New York City – Session No. 2

February 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Municipal Art Society, 488 Madison Avenue
New York, NY, 10022
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Learn how to unearth detailed information about New York City buildings in this MAS seminar now in its 30th year. Four evening sessions plus a morning field-trip.

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TOUR: The Woolworth Building and its Lobby

February 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Woolworth Building, 233 Broadway
New York,
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$45

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 Woolworth Building and its Lobby

February 25, 2018 @ 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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