F NY Riverdale
Sun Aug 13 2017, 12:00 pm
Forgotten New York – Riverdale, the Bronx
Time: Sunday, August 13, 2017, 12 Noon
NOTE: the MTA has not been running #1 trains above 137th Street on weekends. If this is true on August 13th, take the shuttle bus from the 207th Street on the A train stop to 242nd and budget 30 minutes extra time. Transfer from the #1 to the A can be made at 168th Street.
See engaging architecture including a pair of Revolutionary War-era buildings, Spanish-American War artifacts, remnants of forgotten passenger railway; enjoy a summer afternoon by Van Cortland Park.
Meet up: Broadway and West 242nd Street, on the right side of the street at the elevated train exit on the park side, last stop of the #1.
Fee: $15 Greater Astoria Historical Society; $20 all others.
All tours run approximately 2 to 2.5 hours unless noted.
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org (Walk-ups are always welcome!)
This program is supported by public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.
Additional support provided by the membership of the Greater Astoria Historical Society