Julia Isham Taylor

Art Deco/ WPA design in Isham and Inwood Hill Parks

A slide lecture ending in a walking tour with Pat Courtney.  Take a look at the Art Deco/WPA era design and structures in both parks.  Learn of the designers discovered during the process of the study for potential historic districts in Inwood which was selected in 2011 as one of the inaugural “Six to Celebrate” […]

Isham Park Centennial Events

Calendar of Isham Park Centennial lectures/walking tours for June 2012 Art Stroll: Saturday June 2nd: 10:00am, meet at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum at the corner of Broadway at 204th Street Preservation and losses: Historic Inwood residences along Broadway Susan de Vries, Director of DFM will discuss its preservation history; then Pat Courtney, from Volunteers for Isham […]

Happy 100th birthday Isham Park!

Isham Park, Inwood Celebrates its Centennial~  Wednesday, May 25, 6:30 PM  Volunteers for Isham Park kicks off the 100th birthday of the park with historic readings and cake!  May 25th is the centennial anniversary of Julia Isham Taylor’s letter offering family’s land for the creation of Isham Park around which the neighborhood of Inwood would […]

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