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Illuminated Art Deco Trolley and Walking Tour

Endless Glamour:  Art Deco Monuments at Woodlawn


Art Deco designers met a new post-World War I world with jaunty, daring music, fashion, products, architecture.  It was a style specifically developed to say goodbye to the pre-War past.  Technology, speed and youth were central to the new world being created to supplant the old one.  Buildings were lighted in brilliant colors so they could advertise themselves night and day.

Come visit the monuments our Woodlawn patrons commissioned in this brave new style and see them illuminated in colored light that celebrates the era.  We’ll be talking about the origins of this exuberant movement and get the flavor of a little-known aspect of Woodlawn’s fascinating history.

The period between the world wars was a time similar to our own.  International culture was influenced by changes in economies, politics and technologies that were reflected in a radically new approach to design.  Art Deco even influenced our patrons’ eternal resting places.  Visit mausoleum interiors and see Woodlawn in a totally new way with Jazz Age monuments boldly lighted against the darkness of night.  Come explore all this with us at Woodlawn!


We anticipate these tours will sell out quickly.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity and reserve your spot today! 


Meet at the Jerome Avenue and Bainbridge Avenue entrance at 8:45 PM. 


Tour is rain or shine.  Ticket sales are final.  Refunds will not be issued.


We are located directly across the street from the Woodlawn stop on the #4 subway.


Free parking available in Woodlawn Cemetery.


We look forward to hosting you on the brand new tour.

April 27, 2019 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Woodlawn Conservancy
Jerome Avenue And Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10470
United States
Phone: (718) 920-1469
Event Fee(s)
Non Member $ 25.00
Member $ 20.00

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