Six To Celebrate Neighborhood Lower East Side/East Village- New York Neon Book Talk

 

 
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A History of Neon Signage in NYC’s Lower East Side

A lecture by Thomas Rinaldi, author of New York Neon
Sponsored by
Lower East Side Preservation Initiative
and Historic Districts Council

Starting in the early 20th century, the muted palette of the Lower East Side’s brick, stone and terra cotta commercial streetscapes began to sparkle with vibrantly colorful exuberant signage. How did this happen? Come hear Thomas Rinaldi speak on the history of neon and the wonderful aesthetic jolt it provided and continues to provide our historic neighborhood.
Wednesday, June 19
6:30-8:30PM
Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street
between 2nd and 3rd Avenues

This is a free event, donations are very much appreciated
Light refreshments will be served
RSVP required, reserrvations are limited
To RSVP or for more infomation
contact us at info@LESPI-nyc.org or (347) 827-1846

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