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