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History of the UWS Apartment House PLUS A-round Columbus Circle
November 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Thursday, November 29th 1:00pm-4:30pm 35 W. 67th Street 2-for-1 Tickets for LW! Partner-level Members. 3.0 Credits for Brokers
A “Two-fer” afternoon! Landmark West! brings back social historian Tom Miller (aka the “Daytonian in Manhattan”) to spotlight the Upper West Side’s iconic apartment architecture and culture. From 1pm-2:30pm he’ll take us on a fascinating journey from tenements to French flats, residence hotels to transitional hotel-to-apartment buildings. Learn how laws guaranteeing light and air (what a concept!) combined with changing styles of living and the arrival of the Broadway subway virtually ended rowhouse construction and created today’s uniquely recognizable Upper West Side landscape. THEN…
We’ve tapped our esteemed Executive Director, Sean Khorsandi, for an indoor version of his chart-topping walking tour A-round the Circle (get it?) and up CPW. We’ll return to the days when The Circle had eight(!) entrances/exits and traffic moved in both directions. Remember the New York Coliseum and Automobile Row? We’ll spin from the T***p Tower to buildings by Hardenbergh, Stern, Candella and Roth, learning more about the architectural and social legacy of buildings of various eras and styles along lower Central Park West, one of NYC’s finest residential streets.