Lectures & Conversations
An Evening with Barry Lewis: Paris
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Barry Lewis
Thu, April 26th, 2018 | 6:30 pm
(Members $38)


Architectural historian Barry Lewis takes us on a journey to Paris, where, in the 19th century, the French became pioneers of iron and glass construction—evolving from early century shopping galleries to the magnificent, mid-century iron-framed Saint Genevieve and National Libraries to the celebrated fin-de-siècle works: the Grand Palais and Eiffel Tower.

Barry Lewis is an architectural historian who specializes in European and American architecture from the 18th to 20th centuries.


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


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