Spanish NYC

Spanish NYC is Flamenco, art, architecture, fashion, and literature. Hispanic Heritage Month and Columbus Day are our big celebrations.

Watch Real Madrid vs Getafe, La Liga opener with Peña Madridista NYC

Real Madrid vs Getafe
La Liga season opener
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Peña Madridista NYC supporters club
Playwright Irish Pub
Garment District, Manhattan
Sunday, August 19, 2018

Watch Atlético Madrid start La Liga with Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid NY

Big games in August, September, November, February, April and May.
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Valencia vs Atlético Madrid
Atléti’s first game of the La Liga season.
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Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid NY
Football Factory at Legends
Koreatown, Manhattan
Monday, August 20, 2018

Watch NYCFC vs NY Red Bulls at Yankee Stadium with Third Rail

Argentine, Costa Rican, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Spanish and Venezuelan players.
Yankee Stadium
Concourse, The Bronx
MARCH – OCTOBER
NYCFC vs NY Red Bulls
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Repertorio Español is NYC’s Spanish-language Off-Broadway Theatre

300 shows a year of 15 plays selected from repertory and new productions.
(In Spanish with English titles)
Kips Bay, Manhattan
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VALOR, AGRAVIO Y MUJER
Spanish Golden Age comedy
Friday, August 24, 2018
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SAUL GARCIA’S SIN WIFI TAMBIEN SE VIVE
Colombian stand-up comedy
Saturday – Sunday
August 25 – 26, 2018

US Open Tennis 2018 at Billie King National Tennis Center

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, French, Italian, Romanian, Spanish players including the #1 men’s and women’s singles players.
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USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
August 27-September 9, 2018

New York City Opera in the Park ~ ‘La Traviata’

Bryant Park
Midtown, Manhattan
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
FREE

Laura Pausini at Radio City Music Hall, Italian & Spanish Pop Diva

New ‘Fatti sentire | Hazte sentir’ album
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Friday, August 31, 2018

St. Patrick’s Cathedral ~ Our Lady Caridad del Cobre Mass (Cuba)

Argentine, Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Filipino, Italian, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Spanish and Venezuelan masses.
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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York
Fifth Ave (between 50th/51st St)
Midtown East, Manhattan
Spanish mass, Sundays
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Our Lady Caridad del Cobre Mass
(Patron Saint of Cuba)
Sunday, September 9, 2018
Spanish Mass

National Day of Catalonia commemorates the Siege of Barcelona

September 11, 1714

Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

September 15 – October 15

FIFA World Soccer Ranking ~ Top 10 include France, Brazil, Uruguay

August 16, 2018 ~ Half of top ten are Latin: France, Brazil, Uruguay, Portugal and Spain.
NEXT UPDATE
Thursday, September 20, 2018

White | Black monochrome group show of art stars at Acquavella Galleries

Compare the aesthetics of Miquel Barceló (Spanish), Louise Bourgeois (French), Jean Dubuffet (French), Jacob El Hanani (Jewish), Manolo Millares (Spanish), Joaquín Torres-García (Uruguayan) and Americans Keith Haring, Robert Longo & Andy Warhol.
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Acquavella Galleries
Upper East Side, Manhattan
August 13 – September 28, 2018

Buika, the Spanish Queen of Flamenco Soul, to play Sony Hall

Sony Hall
Times Square Theater District
Friday – Saturday
October 5 – 6, 2018

Obsession, Nudes with Attitude by Klimt, Schiele and Picasso

‘Obsession: Nudes by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso from the Scofield Thayer Collection’
Met Breuer
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
July 3 – October 7, 2018

Hispanic Day Parade 2018

Fifth Avenue
44th to 69th Street
Midtown / Upper East Side
Sunday, October 7, 2018

Columbus Day Parade 2018 is New York City’s big Italian celebration

Fifth Avenue
47th to 72nd St
Monday, October 8, 2018

Columbus Day celebrates the European discovery of the Americas

Second Monday in October
Monday, October 8, 2018

Celebrate Spain’s National Day, La Fiesta Nacional de España

October 12, 1492
Friday, October 12, 2018

NYC Wine & Food Festival 2018 (NYCWFF)

A weekend of fine wine and food prepared by over 500 world-renowned French, Italian, Jewish, Mexican & Spanish chefs and culinary TV personalities from the Food Network and Cooking Channel.
GRAND TASTING
Pier 94 Rooftop
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Saturday – Sunday
October 13 -14, 2018
DINING
Thursday – Sunday
October 11 – 14, 2018

Celebrate Argentine Mother’s Day

Most countries celebrate on the second Sunday in May. Others celebrate on different days in May, June, August, October and December.
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Argentine Mother’s Day
Third Sunday in October
Sunday, October 21, 2018

Barcelona vs Real Madrid (El Clásico) with Penya FC Barcelona NYC

SPANISH LA LIGA
August – May
Big games in October, November, March & April
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
September – December
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Penya FC Barcelona NYC supporters club
Smithfield Hall NYC
Chelsea, Manhattan
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Barcelona vs Real Madrid (El Clásico)
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Saturday, October 27, 2018

Veterans Day Weekend

Friday – Sunday
November 9 – 11, 2018

Three Kings Day (Dia de Los Reyes) is the Hispanic Christmas

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Crown of the Andes contains the Atahualpa Emerald

Colombian religious icon with Inca emerald
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Ave, Upper East Side
Ongoing

Meet the Three Kings at Teatro SEA’s Three Kings Day and receive a gift

Teatro SEA
Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center
Lower East Side
Sunday, January 6, 2018

Celebrate Candelmas, the end of Epiphany and La Fiesta de la Candelaria

February 2
Saturday, February 2, 2019

Celebrate Carnival, the Latin Party that ends on Mardi Gras

Septuagesima
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Hélène Grimaud to play Ravel with Heras-Casado

Spaniard Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the French pianist.
Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Tickets on sale July 20, 2018

Celebrate May Day or Worker’s Day, a public holiday in many Latin cultures

May 1
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Enrique Iglesias is the King of Latin Pop

May 8, 1975 ~ Born in Madrid, Spain.
Wednesday, May 8, 2018

Museum Mile Festival 2019 is a Fifth Avenue Street Party

Second Tuesday in June
Fifth Avenue from 82nd – 105th St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Celebrate the Assumption of Mary, her Catholic heavenly birthday

Feast Day August 15
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art is New York City’s Encyclopedia of Art

Fifth Avenue (at 82nd St)
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Open Daily

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art

The world’s most important collection of Modern, Post-War, and Contemporary art and film.
11 West 53rd St
(between Fifth & Sixth Aves)
Midtown, Manhattan
Open Daily

Guggenheim Museum is one of the great Modern art collections

1071 Fifth Avenue
between 88th & 89th St
Upper East Side
Closed Thursdays

The Frick Collection of old masters, European sculpture, and decorative arts

1 East 70th St at Fifth Ave
Upper East Side
Closed on Mondays

Met Cloisters is a museum of medieval European art

99 Margaret Corbin Dr
Fort Tryon Park
Washington Heights, Manhattan
Daily

Throckmorton Fine Art ~ Latin American Photography & Pre-Columbian Art

America’s leading dealer in vintage and contemporary Latin American photography, Pre-Columbian art, and Chinese jade and antiquities.
145 East 57th St, 3rd Floor
(between Lexington & Third Ave)
Midtown East, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday

Bergdorf Goodman reveals its holiday windows

Fifth and 58th
Midtown, Manhattan
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Instituto Cervantes

Spanish-language school and cultural center with NYC’s largest Spanish-language library, art exhibitions, film screenings, and performances

La Nacional, the Spanish Benevolent Society, was the center of Little Spain

239 West 14th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Monday – Friday

Terraza 7 is the Colombian Queen of NYC’s Latin American Jazz scene

It’s a tropical experience. Lots of great local Latin Jazz artists play.
40-19 Gleane Street
at Roosevelt Ave
Elmhurst / Jackson Heights, Queens
Nightly

Ballet Hispánico is America’s leading Latino dance company

167 West 89th St
between Amsterdam and Columbus
Upper West Side, Manhattan

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2018 $28 lunches and $42 dinners

Brazilian, Cuban, French, Italian, Mexican & Spanish prix-fixe lunches and dinners.
RESERVATIONS
Monday, July 9, 2018
DINING
July 23 – August 17, 2018

Battery Dance Festival 2018 presents 25 Companies from 8 Countries

African, French-Canadian, Italian, Jewish, Mexican & Spanish dance companies perform on
NYC’s living stage with the harbor and Statue of Liberty in the background.
August 11 – 18, 2018
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FREE OUTDOOR PERFORMANCES
Sunday – Friday
August 12 – 17, 2018
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FREE CLOSING SHOW
TICKETED VIP RECEPTION
Schimmel Center
Financial District, Manhattan
Saturday, August 18, 2018

LAMC 2018 Latin Alternative Music Conference

The Stewart Hotel
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
July 10 – 14, 2018

Geraint Thomas wins Tour de France 2018

Colombian, French, Italian & Spanish riders.
July 7 – 29, 2018
Tour de France 2018 winners:
TIME Geraint Thomas (British)
POINTS Peter Sagan (Slovakian)
CLIMBER Julian Alaphilippe (French)
YOUNG Pierre Roger Latour (French)
TEAM Movistar (Spanish)
COMBATIVE Daniel Martin (Irish)
COLOMBIAN
Nairo Quintana finishes 10th time, 8th climber.
Egan Arley Bernal Gomez 2nd youth
Daniel Felipe Martinez Poveda 5th youth

Menkes Flamenco & Theatrical Shoes

250 West 54th Street, 8th Floor
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Closed Sundays

Spain World Cup 2018 ends in the Round of 16 against Russia

Spain 1 – 1 (P) Russia
Stadion Luzhniki in Moscow, Russia
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Flamenco Latino Más Allá, Spanish Flamenco with American influences

Rumba Flamenca is Spanish Flamenco with Black American and Caribbean influences.
Jamaica Center for the Arts and Learning
Jamaica, Queens
Friday – Saturday
June 22 – 23, 2018

Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2018, Filipino, Spanish & Venezuelan films

Filipino, French, Spanish & Venezuelan films.
Film Society of Lincoln Center
June 14 – 21, 2018

World Cup 2018 Russia Final ~ France wins

WORLD CUP
June 14 – July 15, 2018
LATIN ROUND OF 16
Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, France, Mexico, Portugal, Spain & Uruguay
LATIN QUARTER FINALS
Brazil, France, Uruguay
LATIN SEMI FINALS
France 1 – 0 Belgium
LATIN FINAL
France vs Croatia
Sunday, July 15, 2018

Tony Awards 2018 honor the best of the 2017-2018 Broadway season

Caribbean, Colombian, Filipino, French, Italian, Jewish, Mexican & Spanish nominees.
Live on CBS
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Sunday, June 10, 2018

Latin artists and productions win six 2018 Drama Desk Awards

June 3, 2018 ~ Dominican, Ghanan, Jewish, Mexican, Italian, & Spanish winners.
Lindsay Mendez ‘Carousel’
Sean Carvajal ‘Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train’
Juan Castano ‘Oedipus El Rey’
‘Farinelli and the King’
‘Once on This Island’
‘School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play’
The Town Hall
Midtown, Manhattan

Blue Note Jazz Festival 2018

Argentine, Brazilian, Cuban, French, Italian, Puerto Rican, Spanish Jazz & Salsa.
Blue Note Jazz Club
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
FESTIVAL June 1 – 30, 2018
~ Sergio Mendes
Brazilian Jazz
Sony Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
~ Al Di Meola
Italian – American Jazz
The Town Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, June 30, 2018

UEFA Champions League Final 2017-2018 ~ Real Madrid Threepeat

The world’s most respected club soccer tournament.
September – May
FINAL
Real Madrid 3-1 Liverpool
Saturday, May 26, 2018

Ballet Hispánico En Familia 2018 at the United Palace with Katiria Soto

Special family program of Latin American dance and culture. Dance with Mom on stage.
United Palace Theatre
Washington Heights, Manhattan
Mother’s Day
Sunday, May 13, 2018

Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller is the auction of the century

May 8, 2018: Christie’s sets auction records for Corot, Delacroix, Monet, Matisse, Morandi, Odilon, Vuillard, and makes its collection guarantee at the very first auction.

Bryant Park Dance Party ~ Latin Festival: Cha Cha, Boogaloo & Salsa

Argentine, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican, Peruvian & Spanish Bachata, Cumbia, Tango, Salsa & Vallenato for dancing.
Bryant Park
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesdays, MAY 2 – JUNE 8
LATIN FESTIVAL: CHA CHA, BOOGALOO and SALSA
New Swing Sextet & Quintero’s Salsa Project
Friday, June 8, 2018
FREE

Eduardo Chillida Spain’s foremost 20th century sculptor at Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
April 30 – July 27, 2018

Eugenio Merino ‘Here Died Warhol’ at UNIX Gallery

A similar striking sculpture of Picasso in state became a huge tourist draw in Málaga, Spain. A clever commentary on the commercialization of art, life and even death.
UNIX Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
April 26 – June 9, 2018

Met Opera’s ‘Roméo et Juliette’ stars Ailyn Pérez and Charles Castronovo

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
April 23 – May 12, 2018

Plácido Domingo Spanish-Mexican opera star conducts ‘Roméo et Juliette’

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
April 23 – May 12, 2018

Youth America Grand Prix 2018 is the world’s ballet scholarship audition

This is ballet for ballet dancers. The only thing that matches the energy on stage is the energy in the audience. It’s truly electric and a ballet experience like no other.
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
FINALS
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
GALA
Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow
Thursday, April 19, 2018

17th Tribeca Film Festival 2018

The younger of New York City’s two major film festivals brings red carpet premieres, stars, filmmakers, and film fans to NYC. Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, French, Italian, Jewish, Puerto Rican, Romanian & Spanish films.
April 18 – 29, 2018

PEN World Voices Festival 2018 Resist and Reimagine

165+ writers and artists from over 50 countries gather in NYC to talk about the theme ‘Resist and Reimagine.’
April 16 – 22, 2018

Acquavella ‘The Worlds of Joaquín Torres-García’ Uruguayan modern art

Acquavella Galleries
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Monday – Saturday
April 12 – May 25, 2018
EXTENDED
June 29, 2018

Latin Grooves by Cuban Gerardo Contino with Spanish diva Nalaya Brown

The Django in the Roxy Hotel
Tribeca, Manhattan
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Brazilian Eliane Elias brings ‘Music from Man of La Mancha’ to Birdland

Birdland
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
April 10 – 14, 2018

Ballet Hispánico Spring 2018 Season at The Joyce

Works by Spanish, Colombian, and Mexican choreographers, including two world premieres that salute the beloved Spanish poet Federico García Lorca.
Joyce Theater
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
April 10 – 15, 2018

Guillermo Cervera ‘Flow’ Spanish photographer at Anastasia Photo

Anastasia Photo
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
April 4 – May 31, 2018

The Visionary World of José Molina at Able Fine Art Gallery

Able Fine Art Gallery
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
March 30 – April 26, 2018

Verdi’s ‘Luisa Miller’ stars Spanish-Mexican opera legend Plácido Domingo

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
March 29 – April 21, 2018

Dorantes Flamenco meets Jazz at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Flamenco Festival
Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Lincoln Square, Manhattan
Thursday – Saturday
March 22 – 24, 2018

‘Like Life Sculpture, Color, and the Body’ at The Met Breuer

Upper East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
March 21 – July 22, 2018

Andalusian Voices: Linares, Heredia, & Arcángel Carnegie Hall Flamenco

Carmen Linares, Marina Heredia, Arcángel, & Ana Morales.
Carnegie Hall
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, March 17, 2018

Angelita Montoya brings ‘Versos olvidados’ (Forgotten Verses) to NYC

Flamenco Festival
Music built around the female poets of the Generation of 27.
Roulette
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
Friday, March 16, 2018

Fashion Ideas Get Dressed at Sapar Contemporary

The fashion designer’s creative process.
Tribeca, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 16 – April 24, 2018

Hugo Fontela ‘Nowhere Island’ Spanish art at Marlborough Gallery

Midtown, Manhattan
Monday – Saturday
March 15 – April 14, 2018

Niño de Elche brings his postmodern Flamenco voice to Schimmel Center

Flamenco singing with rock, electronics, and multimedia.
Schimmel Center
Financial District, Manhattan
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Ballet Flamenco Jesús Carmona is a pioneer in Flamenco’s evolution

Flamenco Festival
New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
‘Stillness’
Friday, March 9, 2018
‘Ímpetus’
Sunday, March 11, 2018

Compañía Eva Yerbabuena is led by a Flamenco superstar

Flamenco Festival
New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Friday – Saturday
March 9 – 10, 2018

10th ReelAbilities Film Festival NY 2018

Inspiring Brazilian, Colombian, Italian, & Catalan-Spanish movies about people with different abilities.
Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
Upper West Side, Manhattan
and other venues in all five boroughs
Thursday – Wednesday
March 8 – 14, 2018

NADA New York 2018 is NYC’s young art fair

Skylight Clarkson Sq
Hudson Square, Manhattan
Thursday – Sunday
March 8 – 11, 2018

VOLTA NY 2018 Contemporary Art Fair

Brazilian, Colombian, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Jewish, Puerto Rican, and Spanish galleries.
Pier 90
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
March 7 – 11, 2018

José Antonio Rodríguez is Córdoba’s award-winning Flamenco guitarist

Flamenco Festival
One of the great Spanish contemporary Flamenco guitarists.
Roulette
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
Saturday, March 3, 2018

New York City Center Flamenco Festival 2018

New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Friday – Sunday
March 2 – 11, 2018

Ballet Nacional de España is the world’s leading Flamenco company

Flamenco Festival
New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Friday – Sunday
March 2 – 4, 2018

18th Film Comment Selects 2018

‘Film Comment’ Magazine’s annual festival of distinctive premieres and revivals.
Film Society of Lincoln Center
February 23 – 27, 2018

2018 New Museum Triennnial : Songs for Sabotage

Brazilian, Haitian, Mexican, Peruvian, Portuguese, & Spanish contemporary artists.
New Museum
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
February 13 – May 27, 2018

Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca ‘Intimo’

Joyce Theater
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
February 13 – 25, 2018

The Westminster Dog Show (2018) brings Latin Breeds to The Garden

Piers 92/94 and
Madison Square Garden
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Monday – Tuesday
February 12 – 13, 2018

New York Philharmonic ‘Andsnes, Britten & Saint-Saëns’s Organ Symphony’

David Geffen Hall
Lincoln Center
Thursday – Saturday
February 8 – 10, 2018

24th Armory Show 2018 is NYC’s big international art fair

NYC’s big modern, post-war, and contemporary art show. African, Argentine, Brazilian, Cuban, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Mexican, Peruvian, Philippine, Portuguese, and Spanish art.
Piers 92 & 94
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
PREVIEW Wednesday, March 7
SHOW Thursday – Sunday
March 8 – 11, 2018

40th Artexpo 2018 with SOLO and FOTO SOLO at Pier 94

African, Argentine, Brazilian, Ecuadorian, Filipino, French, French-Canadian, Haitian, Israeli, Italian, Mexican, Romanian, Spanish, Uruguayan & Venezuelan galleries.
Pier 94
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Thursday – Sunday
April 19 – 22, 2018

Celebrate the Feast of Saint Joseph, the Hispanic/Luso Father’s Day

We honor Saint Joseph for being a good father.
March 19
Tuesday, March 19, 2018

Affordable Art Fair New York Spring 2018

Argentine, French, French-Canadian, Italian, & Spanish galleries.
Metropolitan Pavilion
Chelsea, Manhattan
PREVIEW
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
FAIR
Thursday – Sunday
March 21 – 25, 2018

Jordi Savall is a legend of early Western music

2018 Grammy Nominee
“Best Classical Compendium”
Sunday, January 28, 2018

Vicente Amigo ‘Memoria De Los Sentidos’ Grammy nominee

~ Best World Music Album
60th Grammy Awards (2018)
Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza
Front entrance Seventh Ave
at 32nd St Chelsea, Manhattan
Sunday, January 28, 2018

Rafael Guastavino (1842-1908) was a Spanish architect who created the Guastavino Tile based on a Catalan vault technique. He rebuilt the ceiling of the Ellis Island Great Hall, designed the central crossing of the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. You can see his work in the ceilings of the Oyster Bar in Grand Central Terminal, the south arcade of the Manhattan Municipal Building, and Bridgemarket under the Queensboro Bridge.

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