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The Brownstone Bible is Back!

A Virtual Book Talk

The Brownstone Bible is back and brand-new! Charles Lockwood’s seminal 1972 classic, Bricks and Brownstone, helped kick off New York’s brownstone revival and energized the city’s preservation movement.

The newly revised and expanded edition includes updated text, additional chapters, and specially commissioned photography. We invite you to join us and preservationist and co-author of the new edition, Patrick W. Ciccone for an illustrated look at how bricks and brownstone transformed New York the streetscape and became synonymous with the city!

bricks and brownstone


September 24th
6:30 pm





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