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ESU Happy Hour: Art Deco on 42nd Street

Tuesday, October 20
4:00 - 5:30 PM (EDT)
Anthony W. Robins
Art Deco Society New York

Art Deco expert and tour guide extraordinaire, Tony Robins, will lead us on an in-depth virtual tour of Midtown Manhattan's major boulevard of Deco skyscrapers, which showcases some of the city's most famous monuments. 

Anthony W. Robins has been guiding natives and visitors to the city's wonders of steel and stone for twenty-five years. He has led hundreds of walking tours of New York history and architecture for, among others, the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Whitney Museum, the Municipal Art Society, and the National Park Service. He also lectures on New York history and architecture including the Metropolitan Museum, Fordham University, Pratt Institute, Cooper-Union and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

He is the author of five books and a number of short guide books and magazine articles. Two of his books, Subway Style and, New York Art Deco: A Guide to Gotham's Jazz Age Architecture, have won a New York City Book Award from the New York Society Library.