Francis MorroneAdjunct Instructor
Francis Morrone is an architectural historian and the author of eleven books including Guide to New York City Urban Landscapes (W.W. Norton, 2013); The New York Public Library: The Architecture and Decoration of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building (with Henry Hope Reed, W.W. Norton, 2011); and architectural guidebooks to Philadelphia and Brooklyn. As a historic preservation consultant he has written countless building histories and neighborhood surveys in New York and beyond. He worked as an art and architecture critic for the New York Sun. Collectively, his work represents one of the most comprehensive bodies of research on the built history of New York City. He has taught at NYUSPS for nineteen years, and is the recipient of the SPS Excellence in Teaching Award.
Explore the emergence of Paris, London, and New York into modernity in the 19th century.
Discover New York City of the 19th and early 20th centuries through the novels of Edith Wharton and Theodore Dreiser.
Trace the history of book publishing in New York City from 1800 to today.