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Anthony W. Robins

Author, historian, lecturer, and tour-leader, Anthony W. Robins has been guiding natives and visitors to New York City’s wonders of steel and stone for over 35 years. Formerly Deputy Director of Research and Director of Survey at the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission, his preservation work earned him a “Rome Prize” from the American Academy in Rome. He teaches at Columbia and NYU, and serves as Vice President of the Art Deco Society of New York. His books include centennial celebrations of the New York City subway, Grand Central Terminal, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. His New York Art Deco: A Guide to Gotham’s Jazz Age Architecture won a “New York City Book Award” from the New York Society Library. And he was recently honored with the “Guiding Spirit Award” from the Guides Association of New York City.