The New York Architectural Legacy of Raymond Hood

With James Russiello

[In-person tour] Rediscover the many Art Deco landmarks designed by the remarkably influential Raymond Hood (1881-1934). This walking tour with architecture historian James Russiello will stretch around Midtown chasing the work of the most famous architects to hit it big later in life and pass away too soon. Contemporary opinions were mixed on Hood’s work, with Frank Lloyd Wright considering him an “opportune New York Functioneer…climber onto the latest bandwagon, regardless, determined to hold or drive!” Learn how this Pawtucket, Rhode Island-born architect rose to be considered “the greatest architect in New York.”

MAS in-person tours last approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours and are held outdoors, therefore no masks are required. If you prefer to wear a mask, though, we want you to feel comfortable doing so. Meeting location is provided with registration. With rare exceptions, MAS in-person tours take place rain or shine.

For all tours, there are no refunds, cancellations, or exchanges unless we cancel a tour. Online registration closes one hour prior to the tour start time.

Registration is now closed.

Saturday, November 12
11:00 AM

In-person tour (meeting location delivered in registration confirmation email)

Member: $20
Non-member: $30

Globe in the lobby of the New York Daily News Building in Midtown Manhattan. Photo: James Russiello. Modifications: photo cropped.