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Tale of Two Mansions: Gracie Mansion and Cooper Hewitt Museum Tell a Friend about this Course

After Gracie Mansion was built as a summer home in 1799 it served as a concession stand, restroom, and the first home of the museum of New York City, In 1942, Gracie Mansion was designated as the official residence of the Mayor. The house currently serves as a home for New York City's mayor, Bill de Blasio and his family and is known as “the People's House” After leaving Gracie Mansion we will travel to Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, housed in the former mansion of industrial magnate Andrew Carnegie. Lunch on your own in the museum cafe or neighborhood restaurants followed by a tour of the museum. Discover how the Carnegie Mansion worked as a house and see how the improvements made to create the Cooper Hewitt have enhanced this fabulous building as well as using the opportunity to explore the amazing design centers at this very unique museum.

Code:TT11040
Dates:August 13, 2018    Check for other dates
Meets:7:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Location:Radnor Financial Center
Instructor:Bonni Shinfeld
$134.00Course Fee

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