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March 2019

Tour: SoHo, the World’s Cast-Iron Capital

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$20

Marvel at the world’s greatest trove of cast-iron buildings in this guided tour through the streets of SoHo. An official event of the 2019 Historic District Council's Annual Preservation Conference.

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Tour: Art Deco from Murray Hill to Gramercy Park

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A tour of Art Deco from Murray Hill to Gramercy Park, sponsored by the Municipal Art Society.

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April 2019

Tour: Art Deco Central Park West

April 24 @ 1:00 pm
$55

Sponsored by the Scarsdale Adult School. Reservations required. A pleasant stroll along Central Park West for a closer look at the buildings that form Manhattan’s major residential skyline. We’ll see the great twin-towered skyscraper apartment buildings – the Century, the Majestic and the El Dorado – and other multi-colored jazz-age fantasies of high living overlooking the park.

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Tour: Art Deco 42nd Street

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A walk along Midtown Manhattan's major boulevard of Art Deco skyscrapers. Sponsored by the Municipal Art Society.

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May 2019

Lecture: Art Deco New York – From the Chrysler Building to the Grand Concourse

May 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Lecture covering the great skyscrapers of architects Raymond Hood, William Van Alen, Ely Jacques Kahn, and Ralph Walker, then tracing the adaptation of this "skyscraper style" through apartment buildings on the Bronx's Grand Concourse, airport terminals at LaGuardia, the Central Park West residential skyline, automated midtown parking garages, diners, hotels, department stores, banks and theaters.

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Lecture: Researching Buildings in New York City

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

An introduction to researching buildings in New York City.

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Tour: Art Deco on East 42nd Street

May 19 @ 10:00 am

Sponsored by the New York Botanical Gardens. This tour focuses on three of the finest Deco monuments in midtown: the Daily News Building by Raymond Hood (1929), the Chanin Building by Sloane & Robertson (1927), and the Chrysler Building by William Van Alen (1930), plus a look at nearby Tudor City.

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Tour: Central Park as a Work of Art

May 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$55

Perhaps best-known of New York's official "Scenic Landmarks," Central Park offers New Yorkers refuge, recreation and rejuvenation; a temporary haven from a city of brick and steel, concrete and glass. And yet this park which delights us with its lakes and streams, wildflowers and grand open spaces, is almost entirely artificial, carefully designed right down to the hidden pipes feeding a rustic waterfall.

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June 2019

Course: New York in the Jazz Age – Art Deco Architecture from Wall St to Washington Heights – 1st class

June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:40 pm

Five-session course at NYU's School of Professional Studies: five walks of Art Deco architecture in Manhattan.

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Course: New York in the Jazz Age – Art Deco Architecture from Wall St to Washington Heights – 2nd class

June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:40 pm

Five-session course at NYU's School of Professional Studies: five walks of Art Deco architecture in Manhattan.

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Course: New York in the Jazz Age – Art Deco Architecture from Wall St to Washington Heights – 3rd class

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:40 pm

Five-session course at NYU's School of Professional Studies: five walks of Art Deco architecture in Manhattan.

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Course: New York in the Jazz Age – Art Deco Architecture from Wall St to Washington Heights – 4th class

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:40 pm

Five-session course at NYU's School of Professional Studies: five walks of Art Deco architecture in Manhattan.

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July 2019

Course: New York in the Jazz Age – Art Deco Architecture from Wall St to Washington Heights – 5th class

July 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:40 pm

Five-session course at NYU's School of Professional Studies: five walks of Art Deco architecture in Manhattan.

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October 2019

Lecture: Behind the Bright Lights – the Great Broadway Theaters

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

With three-quarters of a century of history behind them, the 40 surviving Broadway theaters - many built as lavish headquarters for Broadway's great impresarios, who spared no expense in their decor -.stand as stunning works of art in themselves, as well as monuments to the lively history of American theater.

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