Bricks and Brownstone: The New York Row House

A book talk with Bricks and Brownstone author

Patrick Ciccone


Historic Districts Council, 232 East 11th Street, NY NY

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

The much-awaited reissue and reexpression of the classic New York row-house book Bricks and Brownstone, with all-new and updated text, new color photography, and luxury slipcase.

Boasting more than 250 color and black-and-white images, this definitive volume traces New York’s row houses from colonial days through World War I, examining in detail the Federal, Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, and Second Empire architectural styles of the early and mid-nineteenth century, as well as the Neo-Grec, Queen Anne, Romanesque, Renaissance Revival, and Colonial Revival styles of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The new Bricks & Brownstone remains the gold standard reference on brownstone architecture and interiors, and one of the few truly classic histories of New York’s urbanism and real estate development.

General Admission: $15
Admission plus signed book: $65*

*Bricks and Brownstone retail price is $85

About The Authors

Charles Lockwood (1948-2012) was one of the foremost historians of nineteenth-century New York City architecture and urbanism. He was the author of many books, including Manhattan Moves Uptown.
Patrick W. Ciccone is a New York City-based preservationist who has led major historic rehabilitation projects in Manhattan, Brooklyn, upstate New York, and Pennsylvania.
Jonathan D. Taylor is a preservation consultant in New York City.
Dylan Chandler is a native New Yorker and photographer. He shoots for a mix of commercial and editorial clients.

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