These programs are supported by public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs; additional support is provided by the membership of the Greater Astoria Historical Society.
Locations subject to change. All tours run approximately 2 hours unless noted. Note: MTA train schedules on weekends, as well as tour dates, are subject to change.
Sunday, October 9. Turtle Bay†, Manhattan. Turtle Bay, home to the United Nations complex for the last 65 years, is also where you will find a mix of classical and modern architecture from the 1850s up to the 2010s, intriguing statuary and a helping of classic lampposts, as well as the longtime homes of Katharine Hepburn and Irving Berlin. Meet at Trygvie Lee Plaza at the southwest corner of 1st Avenue and East 42nd Street.
Sunday, October 30. Eastern Greenwood Cemetery†, Brooklyn. Meeting place and details TC
Sunday, November 13. Hamilton Park/New Brighton, Staten Island. Meeting place and details TC.
†New tour given for first time
All tours cost $15 for Greater Astoria Historical Society members, $20 for non-members.
RSVP for whichever tours you wish to attend to firstname.lastname@example.org or Kevin Walsh at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Walk-ups welcome.