New York’s first Bohemian neighborhood was Greenwich Village in the 1910s, when everyone from Edna St. Vincent Millay to John Sloan made “the Village” their hangout. It became so hip that by the 1920s the Bohemian era was over, due to rising rents and new luxury apartment buildings...until the next disaffected generation took up the Village’s mantra of non-conformism. Join us for this lecture and slide show — back by popular demand — with architectural historian Barry Lewis.
Barry Lewis is an architectural historian and the host a popular series of walking tours on PBS. He teaches at Cooper Union Forum and the New York School of Interior Design.
The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024
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