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Walking and Talking New York

Discover how the Irish experience in New York City differed from the Italian experience, why certain buildings took on a particular style, and what a stream and a statue have to do with the design of Greenwich Village. Learn why African Americans settled in Harlem, find out how New York City established its magnificent Central Park, and discover the hidden charms of Chelsea. These are among the topics discussed in four walking tours and four lively slide-illustrated talks.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • Familiarity with major events and figures in New York City history
  • An understanding of how New York City became what it is today

Ideal for

  • All members of the community—working, retired, and in-between
  • The curious and creative

3 sections

  • Summer 2018
    • Section

      001
    • Semester

      Summer 2018
    • Date

      Jun 5 - Jul 24
    • Day

      Tuesday
    • Time

      6:00PM-7:40PM
      • In-Person
    • Format

      In-Person
      • In-Person
    • Sessions

      8
    • Faculty

      Gold, Joyce
    • Location

      Midtown Center
    • Section

      002
    • Semester

      Summer 2018
    • Date

      Jun 6 - Aug 1
    • Day

      Wednesday
    • Time

      6:00PM-7:40PM
      • In-Person
    • Format

      In-Person
      • In-Person
    • Sessions

      8
    • Faculty

      Umberger, Glen
    • Location

      Midtown Center
    • Section

      003
    • Semester

      Summer 2018
    • Date

      Jun 7 - Jul 26
    • Day

      Thursday
    • Time

      6:00PM-7:40PM
      • In-Person
    • Format

      In-Person
      • In-Person
    • Sessions

      8
    • Faculty

      Umberger, Glen
    • Location

      Midtown Center