Building Legitimacy: New York State Architecture and its Classical Grandeur (Zoom)

12:00-12:30 p.m.
Online Only
Free

How did New York State do its part to help the burgeoning nation establish political legitimacy following the American Revolution? Join Lauren Lyons, Charter Coordinator and Assistant to the State Historian, as she presents how New York embraced the grandeur of Neoclassical architecture in its newly constructed State Capitol, municipal buildings, banks, and private residences across the state to evoke the great republics of history like Ancient Rome and Greece.