Museum and Library Closures

The New-York Historical Society will be closed on September 23, and select spaces will be closed September 24. For details, please visit our calendar.

Lectures & Conversations
From Dutch Traders to Yankee Merchants
The Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Barry Lewis
Sun, November 24th, 2013 | 5:00 pm
$34
(members $20)

Note: This program is sold out

 

EVENT DETAILS

Join Barry Lewis on a journey through New Amsterdam/New York in the first 200 years of its existence, when “uptown” meant Washington Square, Downtown meant both the “counting houses” of South Street as well as the corporate headquarters on Wall, and when street systems and living patterns were first laid down for the future city we know today.

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.
Online*: Click on the orange “Buy Tickets” button at the top of this page.
In person: Advance tickets may be purchased on site at New-York Historical’s Admissions desk during museum hours.

*Service fee of $2.75 applies per online or over-the-phone order. (Fee waived for New-York Historical Society members.) 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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