It has just been announced that the annual Winter Antiques Show in New York City will be hosted at the Park Avenue Armory from January 22 through February 1. This winter will mark the sale’s 55th year as the most prestigious antique show in the U.S., featuring the best of the best from antiquities through Art Deco. Seventy-five exhibitors in total will display their finest pieces from periods of American history, including Folk Art, Native American Art, Colonial, Federal, and aesthetic movement pieces. This year there also will be a large array of silver, paintings, prints, rare books, and autographs, in addition to a collection of the best English, European and Asian antiques, including highly coveted Renaissance Manuscripts. In celebration of the show, the opening night, taking place January 22, will be hosted by Honorary Chairman James R. Houghten and Opening Night Party Co-Chairs Brian and Leslie Brille. Philanthropist’s tickets are available for purchase for a tax-deductible $2,500 per person; proceeds benefit East Side Housing Development. Last year’s guests included Mayor Bloomberg, Lucinda Ballard, and Pamela Fior, and this year’s event will be sure to draw an equally impressive guest list.