Photos, from top: Euston Hall, Houghton, Castle Howard, Corsham Court.
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Colonial Williamsburg Bricks: Georgian Brickmaking in Colonial America lecture and reception Cary Briggs Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 6:00 The Colonial Dames of America 417 East 61st Street Cary Briggs is founder and creative director of Tidewater Brick Co., the exclusive distributor of Colonial Williamsburg Bricks. In his much anticipated

talk, Mr. Briggs will discuss such remarkable examples of pre-Georgian brickwork as Mapledurham House, built in 1588; Hampton Court Palace, 1515; and Chequers, 1565. He will also talk about projects at Colonial Williamsburg and other places in the United States. He will also

discuss the effect of the Great Fire of London on brickmaking and how the color of bricks changes over time because of alterations in the materials used.

is sponsored with the Colonial Dames of America. A reception will follow. $45 per person for AFGG members; $55 for non- members; $20 for American Young Georgians

From top: Mapledurham, Hampton Court Palace, Chequers, Williamsburg, Charleston

The Vintage House

lecture and reception
Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 6:00
Mark Alan Hewitt
The Colonial Dames of America
417 East 61st Street

$45 per person for AFGG members; $55 for non-members; $20 for American Young Georgians

Do you live in an old, old house? Have you always wanted to live in an historic house? Mark Alan Hewitt is the expert you need to know. Together with Gordon Bock, Mark Alan Hewitt has written The Vintage House, a must-have primer for homeowners and professionals who want to achieve truly compatible, stylistically accurate additions and renovations. Their expert perspective on dealing with historic buildings includes new design ideas and techniques. Compact water heaters, sustainable building practices, geothermal heating, as well as blending new windows or dormers without destroying historic character; all these are covered in this important book. Mark Alan Hewitt has a master of architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania and has taught architecture and historic preservation at Rice University, Columbia, and New Jersey Institute of Technology; he is a recipient of an NEH fellowship at the Winterthur Museum and received the Arthur Ross Award in 2009 for his writing on classical architecture. The lecture will be followed by a reception.

To reserve your place call 212/991-9191 or e-mail us at office@americangeorgians.org.

 

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