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The Dakota and Environs
Walking Tour with Andrew S. Dolkart

The San Remo Apartments and rowhouses on West 74th St. Photo by Cervin Robinson

Please Join LW! and celebrate the beginning of Autumn in New York with our annual Fall evening walking tour with Professor Andrew S. Dolkart, Director of the Historic Preservation Program at Columbia University's School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation.

We'll see several West Side classics in Th
e Dakota,* the American Museum of Natural History and everything in between, from the grand apartment houses along Central Park West (The Majestic! The San Remo!), to the leafy rowhouse midblocks.

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 at 5:45PM (darkness falls earlier in late September!)
Meeting Location: TBA

Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance.
Call 212-496-8110 or email [email protected]

*"The Dakota was an undisputed masterpiece, far and away the grandest apartment house of the Gilded Age in New York and rivaling, if not exceeding, in logic and luxury any comparable building in Paris or London." ~New York 1880 by Robert A. M. Stern, Thomas Mellins, and David Fishman                                             
UPDATE: Week 2 of Kickstarter clears $1K hurdle

DakotaStraight from our blog!:

At DAY EIGHT of the Kickstarter campaign to fund the West Side's first ever iPhone walking tour app, we've raised $1,620 in pledges.  That's 54% of our $3,000 goal!  And it's not even 1PM!  We couldn't have made it to this important milestone without the support of our backers:

Romanid, Linda R. Safran,
Michael Mandecki,

Lori & Timon Malloy,
Hunter Armstrong,
Roschel Holland Stearns,
Fritz Umbach, Brandi Hayes, Ethel Wood, Francesa Segreti, Wendy Frank, Gordon Ryan, Kate Wood, Pauline Eveillard, LandmarkLion1984, Eileen Marzola, Marcella, David Patterson, Ronnie Eldridge, Madelon Hambro, Sarah Orlinsky Maitland, Kerensa Wood, Lydia Mann, Charles Simon, and
Walter B. Melvin Architects LLC.

The campaign continues--28 days remain!  Help us meet our goal!  RETWEET our Twitter alerts; SHARE our Facebook posts; FORWARD our email blasts

Together, we can make this happen.