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Art and Architecture: Orientalist Architecture in Manhattan

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John M. Lundquist, NYPL's curator of Asian and Middle Eastern Collections, regularly teaches a seminar about Orientalist influences on the architecture of Manhattan. In this audio slideshow, derived from that seminar, he explores the history and influences for a range of buildings throughout the city.