New Amsterdam History Center Lecture on Dutch Colonial Houses

9 March 2021 — 9 March 2021

FROM NETHERLANDIC TO DUTCH COLONIAL: The Story of an Evolving House Style in America

The New Amsterdam History Center together with the Holland Society of New York invites you to an online talk: FROM NETHERLANDIC TO DUTCH COLONIAL: The Story of an Evolving House Style in America

Join for a Conversation featuring

Jeroen van den Hurk, Architectural Historian

and

Len Tantillo, Historical and Marine Artist and Architect

Moderated by Robert Snyder, Manhattan Borough Historian. Professor Emeritus, American Studies and Journalism, Rutgers University-Newark

About This Event
Architectural-style labels can be both confusing and misleading. What is the difference between a house now commonly labeled Dutch Colonial and a house built by the settlers of New Netherland during the Dutch Colonial period (1624-1664)? Join us for a lavishly illustrated conversation with architectural historian Jeroen van den Hurk and historical artist Len Tantillo to explore how 17th-century architecture from the Dutch Republic was adapted by immigrants in the New World. And how by the end of the 19th century, rediscovery of these Dutch roots led to a reappraisal of this architectural heritage and ultimately to the popular Dutch Colonial Revival style of architecture during the first half of the 20th century.

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