Grand Re-Opening of the Roosevelt Island Historic Society Visitor Center

We have great holiday gifts for your stocking stuffers at the kiosk. There are tees, caps, tram models, books, mugs, magnets and much more. Bring your checkbook and have a great time shopping while enjoying the restoration of our Visitor Center.


You are invited to join us for the

Grand Re-Opening of the RIHS Visitor Center Kiosk

& Publication of Our New Map and Brochure.*

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

11 a.m.

Tramway Plaza, Roosevelt Island

Join us for the grand re-opening,tram ride and refreshments

RSVP 212-688-4836 or [email protected]

*Map illustrated by David Cain and brochure designed by Chris Enock

The restoration of the Roosevelt Island Historical Society Visitor Center Kiosk was funded by the City of New York with the support of City Council Member Jessica Lappin.

Funding Agency: NYC Department of Cultural Affairs

Project Management: NYC Department of Design and Construction

Architect: Thomas A. Fenniman

Construction: Promo-Pro Ltd.

The publication of the map and brochure was made possible

by the generous donations of:


Riverwalk Crossing & Riverwalk Court

The Octagon – Becker +Becker

Urban American

Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, LLC

Amalgamated Bank, BL Companies,

Coler Goldwater Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility

Gristedes, Island House, Main Street Wire, Manhattan Park

Rivercross Tenants’ Corporation, Thomas A. Fenniman – Architect,


Gina Pollara, Jack Resnick, Roosevelt Island Day Nursery

The Roosevelt Island Historical Society:

Judith Berdy-President and Historian

Ursula Beau-Seigneur-Executive Vice President

Deborah Dorff-Vice President

Lynn Chambers-Treasurer

Mark Chipman-Secretary

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