Decorative Cast-Iron Work: History & Preservation
What: Decorative Cast-Iron Work: History and Preservation
When: Wednesday · March 18 · 6:30 PM
Where: Museum of the City of New York (5th Avenue at 104th Street)
Join the artist, Andrew Berrien Jones, in a discussion of the stylistic history of cast-iron architectural decorations and the preservation issues they present, with Richard Pieper, Director of Preservation, Jan Hird Pokorny Associates, Inc.; Diana Waite, expert on the ornamental ironwork of Albany and Troy and Trustee of the Preservation League; and moderator Alex Herrera, Director, New York Landmarks Conservancy. Co-sponsored by the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation; The Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America; and the New York Landmarks Conservancy. Light reception to follow.
Reservations are required. Tickets are $5 for Museum members, Preservation League members, seniors, and students, $9 general admission. Order tickets online at www.mcny.org or call 212.534.1672, ext. 3395. The Museum of the City of New York is located at 1220 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street.