Barry Lewis returns to shed light on the development of New York City from the Federal Era of the 1780s and ’90s—when the new American Republic inspired a light, open architectural style harkening back to Roman villas and Greek temples—to the modern metropolis transforming with the influx of immigrants and industry on the eve of the Civil War.
Barry Lewis, an architectural historian who teaches at Cooper Union Forum, is the former co-host of a popular walking tour series on PBS.
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