|Howard Johnson’s Restaurant, Queens Boulevard, Rego Park, New York. Joseph G. Morgan, with New York World’s Fair of 1939-40 Beyond. Courtesy of the Queens Chamber of Commerce.|
Emerging more than a century ago, Colonial Revival architecture continues to influence present-day architecture and design. Join leading New York City architects Gil Schafer and Peter Pennoyer for an illustrated lecture and discussion as they explore historic examples of the Colonial Revival style and the lessons to be learned from them today. Mr. Schafer’s work is featured in the exhibition The American Style: Colonial Revival and the Modern Metropolis, which was designed by Peter Pennoyer Architects. Click here to read a 6/14/11 exhibition review by the NY Times, titled National Design That's Hidden In Plan Sight.
"Colonial Revival: Then and Now" will take place on Tuesday, July 19th at 6:30 PM
To qualify for the RFPC discount, please e-mail Michael Perlman at firstname.lastname@example.org
It is important to note that the American Style exhibition runs from June 14 - Nov 6, 2011, but Colonial Revival Then & Now lecture and discussion will only take place on July 19 at 6:30 PM.
Museum of the City of New York
|Howard Johnson’s Restaurant, Northern Boulevard, Queens, New York, 1939. Photograph by the Wurts Brothers Company. Courtesy of the Museum of the City of New York.|
|American Style exhibition, Courtesy of Museum of the City of New York|
|Residential Revivalism: Anne Morgan House, Sutton Place between E 57th & 58th Sts, Manhattan, Photo by Berenice Abbott, Courtesy of Museum of the City of New York|
|American Style exhibition, Courtesy of the Museum of the City of New York|
|American Style exhibition, 116 East 55th St, NYC, Photo by Wurts Bros, NY, Courtesy of the Museum of the City of New York|