Upcoming Events


Hell Gate Bridge Centennial

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Thu Sep 1 2016

The official Astoria Celebration of the Hell Gate and the Bridge that spans it!

A monthly series of lectures, tours, and exhibits!

Tentative – subject to change.

September – Walking Tour: Astoria Park focusing on the Hell Gate Bridge

October – Lecture: Dave ‘the Bridge Man’ Frieder and Alan Renz, Hell Gate bridge builder Lindenthal’s grandson.

Exhibit: Building the Hell Gate Bridge

In 2017:

Lyceum on Broadway: Panel discussion with the Electric Railroaders Association.

Lecture: The H.M.S Hussar

Lecture: From Adrian Block to Hell Gate Red – The Hell Gate at 400 +

Lyceum on Broadway: Working the Hell Gate – honoring those who work the bridge

Instagram Meet: Steve Vasquez and Queenscapes does the Hell Gate

Exhibit: Where Eagles Nest — Forbidden Hell Gate

Walking Tour (Jane’s Walk) – Crossing the Hell Gate (Harlem to Bohemian Hall)

The General Slocum