Walking Tour

Immigration on Roosevelt Island

Roosevelt Island historian Judy Berdy will lead a tour of the north end of the island on Sat., March 26th at 2:30 pm . Saturday, March 26,2016 at 2:30 pm Roosevelt Island, the sliver of land that sits between Manhattan and Queens, has a long history with immigration as most of New York City does. The City of New York […]

Park Avenue in Context, Tour of the South Bronx & Walking Tour Brochures!

September 2012, Volume 9, Number 2 Park Avenue in Context: Film Clips and a Discussion of the Midtown Rezoning Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 6:00pm Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street Between Second and Third Avenues, Manhattan   In this fun program of film clips and commentary, architectural historian John Kriskiewicz will examine Midtown’s Park […]

Walking Tour: Rockaway July 14th

The event on Saturday was a success.  The weather was lovely, the neighborhood was welcoming, the residents were gracious and the tour was informative, fun and personal.  Thank you to everyone who joined and participated in the event.  A special thank you to Richard George and Carolyn Greene.

Far Rockaway Beachside Bungalows Tour Added for August!

Those were the days… Because the demand for the  Far Rockaway Beachside Bungalows walking tour was beyond what we had expected, HDC  has decided to add ANOTHER BUNGALOWS OF ROCKAWAY EVENT in August! The walking tour is scheduled for August 25th at 10:30am.  We will cover the same grounds as the event planned for Saturday, […]

Van Cortlandt Village Walking Tour Photos!

Six To Celebrate Tours & the Demolition of Pier 17

E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL April 2012, Volume 9, Number 3 ~Six to Celebrate Tour Series~ Announcing our 2012 Six to Celebrate neighborhood walking and bike tours! Come join us and learn about each community’s diverse cultural and architectural histories. Noted tour guides and local community advocates will be leading each tour. •Van Cortlandt […]

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