York Assembly Rooms are Yorkshire's finest example of Palladian architecture. Designed by Lord Burlington, it was built between 1730 and 1735 to create a fashionable destination for the great and good.
The building, and its architect, features in many sections of Palladio and Britain:
For further information on the York Assembly Rooms see the selected bibliographical references below.
The RIBA Library has a wealth of resources, including books, periodicals, drawings and photographs to discover more about Palladian architecture in Britain.
Selected bibliographical references:
The RIBA's Library's digital database, ribapix, is constantly expanding. Why not use www.ribapix.com to explore York Assembly Rooms.
York Assembly Rooms