1924.5 Lecture: Anglomaniacal American Architecture: British Buildings, American Architects, and the Trans-Atlantic Ruling Class

Wednesday 06 November 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Price for single attendee: £11.00

’All New York aped the English’ recalled an American socialite of the 1880s and 1890s. Horatio Joyce’s lecture will explore the creation of an American aristocracy at the turn of the twentieth century and the special role played by fashionable architects such as McKim, Mead & White, Ogden Codman Jr., and Delano & Aldrich. The architecture of this new world, contrary to American democratic principles, separated the rich from the rest and carried them through the various stages of life, from cradle to grave. At the Art Workers' Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT.Tube: Holborn or Russell Square.




Event code: 1924.5

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