Past Event: The Architecture of Rosario Candela: A Walking Tour

When: Sunday, July 22, 2:00pm
Price: Sold out!
740 Park Avenue at 71st Street, 1945. Photo by Wurts Bros. Museum of the City of New York, Wurts Bros. Collection, gift of Richard Wurts, X2010.7.1.8685. Photo by Laurence P. Mitchell /

Please note that this tour is now sold out and no additional tickets will become available. The tour will take place rain or shine.

Buildings designed by architect Rosario Candela in the 1920s are now some of the most sought-after addresses in Manhattan, intrinsically associated with the rich and fabulous. Famous residents of Candela buildings have included Jackie O and John D. Rockefeller. On this Upper East Side walking tour, visit the sites of Rosario Candela’s grand architectural feats, including iconic address 740 Park, with Donald Albrecht, curator of the Museum's exhibition Elegance in the Sky: The Architecture of Rosario Candela

The tour will begin in at the corner of 71st Street and Fifth Avenue at 2:00 p.m. It will last for about one hour and conclude at 77th Street and Fifth Avenue.

This program accompanies our exhibition, Elegance in the Sky: The Architecture of Rosario Candela (open through October 28, 2018). To view more programs in this series, click here.

About the Guide:
Donald Albrecht is the Museum’s curator of Architecture and Design. He organized Elegance in the Sky: The Architecture of Rosario Candela in addition to numerous other exhibitions at the Museum. Albrecht also frequently contributes essays to books about architecture and design. 

$40 for adults | $35 for seniors, students, and educators (with ID) | $30 for Museum Members
Includes a free Museum admission pass.

Members: To receive your discount, click on the "Buy Tickets" button above, then sign in to your account on the ticketing page.

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Special thanks to the Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts.

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