On May 3rd at 6:30 PM, the Brooklyn Historical Society will be hosting a talk about the new book Broadway: A History of New York City in Thirteen Miles by architectural historian Fran Leadon. Leadon delves into the history of Broadway, New York City’s iconic artery, from its colonial roots to its twentieth-century status as a locus of spectacle and entertainment. Join Leadon in conversation with Untapped Cities founder and author of Images of America: Broadway, Michelle Young, for an exploration of how Broadway offers a lens for understanding the capital of culture and commerce. Untapped Cities Insiders will get free tickets to this event.
Fran Leadon is an architect and coauthor of the fifth edition of the AIA Guide to New York City. A native of Gainesville, Florida, he teaches at the City College of New York and lives in Brooklyn.
DATE: Thursday, May 3rd at 6:30 PM
CAPACITY: 10 guests. Spots allocated on a first come, first served basis.
REGISTRATION: Opens today at 12 PM EST!