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Spring 2015

April 9
6:00 PM
  A tour of the exhibition Rescued, Restored, Reimagined: New York's Landmark Interiors, curated by Hugh Hardy, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Law. This exhibit offers an unparalleled look inside the public spaces that are designated as interior landmarks. Reception to follow.

Gallery of the New York School of Interior Design
161 East 69th Street
(between Lexington and Third Avenues)   map

$35 members, $45 non-members
Advance payment is a must.

Dime Savings Bank, Brooklyn
Dime Savings Bank, Brooklyn
© Larry Lederman

April 20
5:30 PM
  Beaux Arts Alliance members are invited to attend a special event at the Museum of the City of New York.

Redefining Preservation for the 21st Century.
On the eve of the opening of Saving Place: 50 Years of New York City Landmarks, the Museum of the City of New York will celebrate its newest exhibition with a multi-disciplinary symposium. Please join a panel of distinguished speakers to explore the challenges and opportunities of the preservation movement today and in the future. What role will preservation play in keeping New York a dynamic global city? How will preservation law and practice continue to adapt over time? Tickets to this event include admission to the opening reception for the exhibition.

New York Academy of Medicine
1216 Fifth Avenue (at 103rd)    map
Reception to follow across the street at the City Museum.

$20 for Beaux Arts Alliance members. Click here to register online and use discount code BAA20 in the appropriate box.

Details, Astor Place
Details, Astor Place. © Iwan Baan

May 9
2:00 PM
  A walking tour of The Heart of Beaux Arts New York, conducted by David Garrard Lowe. Journey with us through the Gilded Age neighborhood surrounding the Frick Collection, a neighborhood rich with houses designed by famed architects such as Heins & LaFarge, Carrère & Hastings, and C.P.H. Gilbert.

We meet and end at the Richard Morris Hunt Memorial
Fifth Avenue & 70th Street.   map
The tour steps off promptly at 2:00 PM, rain or shine.

$35 members, $45 non-members
Advance payment is a must.

Frick Collection
Frick Collection

June 13
9:00 AM to
6:00 PM
  A motor coach tour of Long Island's Gold Coast. Enter the world of Jay Gatsby with a visit to some of the North Shore's most sumptuous estates. We begin at Planting Fields, where Coe Hall, the Tudor style manor house, was home to the English-born insurance magnate William Robertson Coe. After a catered lunch at the Hay Barn, and a stroll through the noted Planting Fields gardens, we travel to Sands Point, former enclave of the Gould and Guggenheim families, who built castles and classical mansions on this imposing peninsula. We shall visit the elegantly furnished Falaise, constructed in 1923, and home of famed sportsman Harry Guggenheim. We shall also see the exterior of Hempstead House, designed by Hunt & Hunt for Howard Gould.

We depart from 119 East 74th St. at 9:00 AM sharp.   map

$155 members, $175 non-members
Please provide a cell phone number with your reservation. Lunch menu choices available upon receipt of payment.

Coe Hall
Coe Hall, Planting Fields Foundation


To reserve please send a check made out to The Beaux Arts Alliance (we do not accept credit cards) to
The Beaux Arts Alliance • 119 East 74 Street • New York, NY 10021

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