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Lectures & Conversations
Art Deco of the 1930s
The Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Evenings with Barry Lewis
Barry Lewis
Sun, June 23rd, 2013 | 5:00 pm
(members $18)


Join architectural historian Barry Lewis for this Sunday program on New York’s Art Deco buildings of the 1930s. From the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings to more modest buildings about town, Art Deco was the dominant style of “Swing Time.”


Barry Lewis is an architectural historian and host of a popular series of walking tours on PBS.


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


To purchase tickets to public programs by phone, please call the New-York Historical Society’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily. Advance tickets may also be purchased on site at the New-York Historical Society admissions desk. Advance purchase is required to guarantee seating. All sales are final and payments cannot be refunded. Programs and dates may be subject to change. Management reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers.

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