Decorative Cast-Iron Work: History and Preservation

In honor of the Museum’s new exhibition, Stoops of Manhattan—Railings & Shadows, join the artist, Andrew Berrien Jones, in a discussion of the stylistic history of cast-iron architectural decorations and the preservation issues they present, with Richard Pieper, Director of Preservation, Jan Hird Pokorny Associates, Inc.; Diana Waite, expert on the ornamental ironwork of Albany and Troy; and moderator Alex Herrera, Director, New York City Landmarks Conservancy.

Sponsored by the Museum of the City of New York. Co-sponsored by the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America; and the New York Landmarks Conservancy.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009
6:30 pm

Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street