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Lectures & Conversations
Around the World with Barry Lewis: Jerusalem
The Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Barry Lewis
Sun, May 4th, 2014 | 5:00 pm
$34
(members $20)

EVENT DETAILS

In the Old City of Jerusalem, especially in the Muslim quarter, we can see examples of the “Moorish “ style that inspired 19th-century Western architects, including the New York avant-garde of the 1860s to '80s period, to embrace new ideas of how buildings should be designed.

SPEAKER BIO

Barry Lewis is an architectural historian who currently teaches at Cooper Union Forum and specializes in European and American architecture from the 18th to 20th centuries.

LOCATION

The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

PURCHASING TICKETS

By phone*: Please contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily.
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