2018 Conference Tours

March 18- April 29: Post-Modern Midtown, Ridgewood Reservoir, Kew Gardens, Loew’s 175th Street Theater Sunday, March 18, 10:30AM        Post-Modern Midtown: Recent Past / Current Preservation Issues The office construction boom of the 1980s left the skyline of Midtown transformed. In contrast to the previous Post-War boom of the 1950s and 60s, when symbol-free, functionalist, International Style […]


  Having trouble viewing this email? Click here     Watershed Relief Map Presentation Saturday December 10, Noon Queens Museum of Art Watershed Relief Map (DEP website) New York City hosted the 1939 World’s Fair in Flushing, Queens. To show off the city’s water system that tapped mountain springs as far as 100 miles away, the Cartographic […]

NYC H2O:Ashokan Reservoir Hike

NYC H2O Ashokan Reservoir Hike    Saturday October 8, 11 a.m. Olivebridge, NY  Aaron Bennett, a naturalist and native to the Catskill region, will lead a hike through the forest adjacent to the Ashokan Reservoir For tickets:

NYC H2O:Bronx River Bike Tour

Bronx River Bike TourSunday, June 12, 2011Soundview Park Did you know that the Bronx River Is NYC’s only true fresh water river?  It was considered a source for NYC’s drinking water in the early 1830’s. By the end of the 1800’s it was labeled “an open sewer.”  The river has made a comeback since the […]

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