On Sunday, March 7, at 3 p.m., the Tuxedo Park Library Authors’ Circle presents Samuel G. White, author of “Stanford White in Detail” via Zoom video conferencing.
Once proposed as the “Commissioner of Beauty” for New York City, Stanford White was a master of architecture, interior design and ornament.
In his new book, “Stanford White in Detail,” architect and White’s great grandson Samuel G. White examines the innovative and intricate decorative web of carved wood and marble, metalwork, mosaic and tile that was his ancestor’s signature.
Register via the library’s calendar at www.tuxedoparklibrary.org or call the library at 845 351-2207.
Registrants will receive an email shortly before the discussion with information on how to attend.
“A celebrated designer in his own right, Samuel White guides us through elegant residences created by his renowned ancestor in New York City, Newport and beyond.” - 1stdibs
“Stanford White’s unparalleled eye for detail transformed American architecture.” - Galerie
About the author: Samuel G. White, a great-grandson of Stanford White, is a consulting partner of PBDW Architects in New York. As a practicing architect with an extensive portfolio of preservation and adaptive reuse projects as well as a deep interest in American residential architecture, he brings a unique perspective to the discussion of Stanford White’s designs. He is the author of three books on McKim, Mead & White, most recently Stanford White Architect. A fellow of the American Institute of Architects and a National Academician, he is a trustee of Green-Wood Cemetery and the Saint-Gaudens Memorial, a member of the Advisory Council of the New York Landmarks Conservancy, and chair of the Committee to Save Gould Memorial Library, the most significant surviving institutional building by Stanford White.