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Building Legitimacy: New York State Architecture and its Classical Grandeur

Thursday, January 27, 2022

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

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. 

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