Roosevelt Island

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 E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL May 2014, Volume 11, Number 2 In This Issue: Secret Lives Tour- Roosevelt Island Battle for Brooklyn Film and Atlantic Yards Panel Discussion Continuting Education Program-Terra Cotta Program Six to Celebrate Tours Secret Lives Tour: Mid-century Roosevelt Island Join the Historic Districts Council for an exciting tour of the […]


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:          Janet Falk Phone: 212-677-5770  INHABITING  MNEMONIC  DESIGN  ON  ROOSEVELT  ISLAND  Window Display Invites Memory and Creation in Depiction of Artists’ Residence within Ruins (Roosevelt Island, NY, July 19, 2011) – Mnemonic design involves “a personal connection to a space,” according to Ellen Ivanits. Her plan for an artists’ residence built in […]

Starting the New Year with a Crumble

From the City Room of the New York Times Smallpox Hospital on Roosevelt Island CrumblesBy David W. Dunlap The hauntingly abandoned, Gothically forbidding Smallpox Hospital on Roosevelt Island — perhaps New York City’s most romantic ruin — turned far less romantic and even more ruined last month when part of its crumbling gray stone facade […]

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