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The Art Deco Tour  

Led by a recent Jeapordy contestant! Art Deco is said to be one of the few architectural styles recognizable by most Americans. While many look to other cities like New York and Miami for Art Deco in architecture, Boston retains a rich collection and some of the finest examples in the country. Lavish and eclectic, Art Deco's geometric shapes conjure images of a streamlined technological age. This walk around Boston's Financial District (indoor stops included) features the architectural works of Cram & Ferguson, Thomas James, Richard Shaw, and Parker, Thomas & Rice, as well as the landscaping of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in the Norman Leventhal Park in Post Office Square. From Harold Field Kellogg's Batterymarch building to Arthur Bowditch's Paramount Theater to Jung/Brannen's contemporary interpretations, discover hidden architectural treasures in an area that has experienced several cycles of destruction and renewal.

 

Classes will not be in session:

Monday, January 21 (MLK Jr Day)

Monday-Saturday, February 18-23 (February Vacation)

Monday-Saturday, April 15-20 (April Vacation)

Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day)

Thursday, July 4 (Independence Day)

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Administrative Office: 24 Webster Place, Brookline, MA 02445

Brookline High School (Evenings and Saturday): 115 Greenough Street, Brookline, MA 02445

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 150, Brookline, MA 02446

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Telephone: 617-730-2700
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Please note: hours may change during the summer and holiday/vacation weeks.

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