Volunteers for Isham Park

Voices from the Neighborhood

Neighborhood leaders from across the city told their preservation stories to HDC board member Susan Hopper. To read their stories and find out how HDC assisted them view below. BROOKLYN Linda Mariano: FROGG (Friends and Residents of Greater Gowanus) “Simeon Bankoff [HDC’s Executive Director], and HDC staff are providing help with the property owners list for […]

Pat Courtney: Volunteers for Isham Park

  Voices from the Neighborhood     Telephone Interview on experiences with the Six to Celebrate Program With Susan Hopper, HDC Board Member Date: 9-13-13 Name(s): Pat Courtney 212-569-0062 Neighborhood/Group/Year of participation:  Inwood, Isham Park 2011         ——————————————————————————————————- Why did your neighborhood apply to HDC’s Six to Celebrate? We applied because even […]

Six To Celebrate 2011: Isham Park Centennial Celebration

Saturday, September 29, 2012 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Enter at Broadway entrance above Isham Street (Festivities sited on lawn at the top of Isham Park) Inwood Tiger Band & Heavenly Voices Chorus from I.S. 52 will open the ceremonies marching into the park from Broadway Also featuring various speakers, story booth, performers, historical park […]

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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