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Julie Satow Book Talk: The Plaza

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Julie Satow Book Talk: The Plaza

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“A great hotel is a theater of dreams,” notes Tina Brown in the New York Times Book Review, and Julie Satow “digs deep into the forces that took the Plaza from a living center of aspiring social connection tied to the fortunes of American high society to its present status in an atomized era of pitiless transactional globalism.” In The Plaza: The Secret Life of America’s Most Famous Hotel, Satow vividly chronicles the life of the 18-story skyscraper hotel that opened in October 1907 and the cast of characters that made it a center for culture and commerce for more than a century.

Julie Satow is an award-winning journalist who has covered real estate in New York City for more than a decade. A regular contributor to the New York Times, her work has also appeared widely, including on NPR, the New York Post, and The Daily Beast.

Reservations are required, and priority is given to Members and Corporate Member firms and their employees.
All guests MUST RSVP to programs@skyscraper.org to assure admittance to the event.

Details

Date:
August 28, 2019
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.skyscraper.org/PROGRAMS/upcoming_programs.htm

Venue

The Skyscraper Museum
39 Battery Place
New York,NY10280United States
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Phone:
2129456324
Website:
http://skyscraper.org/symposium.html