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SCHEDULE

 

Every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.

INCLEMENT WEATHER CANCELS WALK
Check website on day of walk to determine if walk is cancelled

Each walk - $5   First walk free

Upcoming Walks - 2024

May 15h, 2024

Harlem South (Manhattan) - NOTE: WALK CANCELED DUE TO RAIN

Meet on the NW corner of Central Park North and Malcolm X Boulevard

(#2 or 3 subway to Central Park North (110 St)

Jewish and Black Harlem with some architectural treasures.

June 5, 2024

Champion Tulip Tree in Bayside (Queens) 

NOTE -  This is a double-walk; twice the time and twice the cost

NOTE ALSO - We will be walking 4 miles

Meet in waiting area of Long Island Railroad in Penn Station and purchase 

a ticket for the 10:20 train to Bayside

(A, C or E train or #1, 2 or 3 subway to 34th St-Penn Station)

This is probably the largest and oldest tree on Long Island.

July 17th, 2024

Gravesend (Brooklyn)

NOTE -  This is a double-walk; twice the time and twice the cost

NOTE ALSO: We might be walking as much as 4 miles

Meet on SW corner of Mcdonald Avenue and Avenue U  

(F subway to Avenue U)

Much history before the Revolutionary War.

August, 2024

NOTE -  No walk. Jim is on vacation.

September 25, 2024

Levittown (Nassau County, NY)

NOTE -  This is a double-walk; twice the time and twice the cost

NOTE ALSO: We will be walking about 4 miles

Meet in waiting area of the Long Island Railroad and purchase a ticket for 

the 10:31 train to Bethpage

(A, C or E train or #1, 2 or 3 subway to 34th St-Penn Station)

A very important suburban development. 

October 2nd, 2024

Rochdale Village and Baisley Pond Park (Queens) 

NOTE -  This is a double-walk; twice the time and twice the cost

NOTE ALSO - We will walk about 4 miles

Meet in waiting area of the Long Island Railroad in Penn Station and purchase 

a ticket for the 10:06 train to Locust Manor

(A, C or E train or #1, 2 or 3 subway to 34th St-Penn Station)

An interesting project and park off the beaten path.

November 6th, 2024

Radburn (New Jersey) 

NOTE -  This is a double-walk; twice the time and twice the cost

Meet in waiting area of New Jersey Transit in Penn Station and purchase a ticket for the 10:33 train to Radburn  

(A, C or E train or #1, 2 or 3 subway to 34th St-Penn Station)

The first planned community for residents having automobiles.

December 4th, 2024

The Bloomingdale Insane Asylum (White Plains, NY)

NOTE -  This is a double-walk; twice the time and twice the cost

Meet in waiting area of Metro North at 125th Street and Park Avenue and purchase

a ticket for 10:05 train to White Plains

(#4, 5, or 6 subway to 125th St

Old historic hospital on Bloomingdale Road. 

Walks - 2024

April 17th, 2024

Carmanville (Manhattan)

Meet in the triangular park on the SW corner of Broadway at 157th Street

(#1 subway to 157 St)

What's left of Carmanville? A hodgepodge of history. 

March 13th, 2024

Domino Sugar Factory (Brooklyn)

Meet on the SE corner of North 7th Street and Bedford Avenue

(L train to Bedford Avenue)

Let's see how they adapted the Domino Sugar Refinery into an apartment complex. There are spectacular views along the East River. 

February 14th, 2024

Harlem South (Manhattan) - NOTE: WALK CANCELED DUE TO COLD

Meet on the NW corner of Central Park North and Malcolm X Boulevard

(#2 or 3 subway to Central Park North (110 St)

Jewish and Black Harlem with some architectural treasures.

January 31st, 2024

City Hall Park Area (Manhattan) 

Meet at the fountain in City Hall Park

(R train to City Hall or #2 or 3 subway to Park Place)

A few hundred years of history, architecture, and much more.

Walks - 2023

DECEMBER 

December 13th, 2023

Gramercy Park (Manhattan)

Meet in front of the statue of George Washington in Union Square on 14th Street 

(L, N, Q, R train or A, C or #4, 5, or 6 subway to 14th St- Union Sq)

One of the two private parks in NYC with so much history.

NOVEMBER

November 15th, 2023

Tin Pan Alley (Manhattan)

Meet by the statue of William Seward in Madison Square Park on 23rd Street by Fifth Avenue & Broadway  

(N or R train to 23 St)

Much history and more.

 OCTOBER

October 18th, 2023

The Bowery (Manhattan)

Meet at street level on north side of Grand Street 

(B or D train to Grand St)

Down and out or on the way up? Much history. 

SEPTEMBER

September 13th, 2023

City Hall Park Area (Manhattan) NOTE: WALK CANCELED DUE TO RAIN

Meet at the fountain in City Hall Park

(R train to City Hall or #2 or 3 subway to Park Place)

A few hundred years of history, architecture, and much more.

AUGUST

August 23rd, 2023

Morningside Park

Meet at the Hungarian Pastry Shop on Amsterdam Avenue near 111th Street. 

(#1 subway to Cathedral Pkwy-110 St)

Unusal topography makes for a special park with intersting history.

JULY

July 19th, 2023

Radburn (New Jersey) NOTE: WALK CANCELED DUE TO RAIN

NOTE -  This is a double-walk; twice the time and twice the cost

Meet in waiting area of New Jersey Transit in Penn Station and purchase a ticket for the 10:33 train to Radburn  

(A, C or E train or #1, 2 or 3 subway to 34th St-Penn Station)

The first planned community for residents having automobiles.

JUNE 

June 21st, 2023

Hancock Square (Manhattan) 

Meet on NW corner of 116th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard

(B or C train to 116 St)

Some new Harlem gentrification off the beaten path.

MAY

May 3rd, 2023

Sunnyside (Queens) 

Meet on south side of Queens Boulevard at Bliss St/46th Street

(#7 Subway to 46-Bliss St)

A very important planned development.

APRIL

 

April 19th, 2023

Inwood Hill Park (Manhattan) 

Meet on NW corner of 207th Street and Broadway

(A train to 207 St)

An old and forgotten community, the caves, and amazing trees.

MARCH

 

NOTE: WALK CANCELED DUE TO WIND-CHILL BELOW FREEZING!

March 15th, 2023

Brooklyn Heights - The South Part (Brooklyn) 

Meet in front of Christopher Columbus Statue near Supreme Court building on Cadman Plaza

(#2, 3, 4, or 5 Subway to Borough Hall)

Much architecture, the amazing Riverside Apartments, and more.

FEBRUARY 

February 15th, 2023

Riverside Drive - 79th to 91st Streets (Manhattan) 

Meet at entrance to Riverside Park at 79th Street

(#1 Subway to 79 St and walk 2 blocks west)

Secret arch, Mount Tom, oldest building on Riverside Drive, and more.

JANUARY 

January 4th, 2023

Northern Central Park (Manhattan) 

Meet at the Hungarian Pastry Shop on Amsterdam Avenue at 111th Street

(#1 Subway to Cathedral Pkwy/110 St)

What happened to the Lasker Pool and Rink? Some Springs and other surprises.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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