Instructor Biography: Francis Morrone
FRANCIS MORRONE is an architectural historian and writer and the author of eleven books, including, with Robin Lynn, Guide to New York City Urban Landscapes (W.W. Norton, 2013) and, with Henry Hope Reed, The New York Public Library: The Architecture and Decoration of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building (W.W. Norton, 2011), as well as architectural guidebooks to Philadelphia and to Brooklyn. He was an art and architecture critic for the New York Sun for six and a half years, and his writings appear in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, the New Criterion, City Journal, and Humanities. He received the Excellence in Teaching Award from NYU School of Professional Studies, and the Landmarks Lion Award of the Historic Districts Council. Travel and Leisure magazine named him one of the 13 best tour guides in the world.
Other classes taught
Armchair Tours with Francis Morrone
Chicago: A Virtual Tour of South Michigan Avenue and Grant Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Age of Innocence
The Museums of Morgan
Tour Preview and Walking Tour: Belmont/Arthur Avenue
Tour Preview and Walking Tour: Hamilton Heights
Walking Tour: Architectural Highlights of Irvington
Walking Tour: Architecture of Brooklyn Heights
Walking Tour: Central Greenwich Walking Tour
Walking Tour: Edith Wharton’s New York
Walking Tour: Hudson River Vistas