Explore the southern tip of Roosevelt Island as it undergoes incredible changes in this talk and tour presented in partnership with Cornell Tech. Registration required. Registration opens on October 6 at 11am. To register, visit: http://www.ohny.org/site-programs/weekend/sites/cornell-tech-four-freedoms-park
William Whitaker, Curator of the Louis I. Kahn Collection at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss the challenges of creating public spaces today in this exciting talk and tour in partnership with Archtober. Free; registration required. SOLD OUT.
CANCELED. APOLOGIES FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.
Learn about the plants and animals that make Four Freedoms Park home, the selection of trees at the Park, and our participation in NYC's million-tree campaign. Free; registration recommended.
From the Smallpox Hospital, commonly known as the "Renwick Ruin", to the United Nations, to the popular Pepsi-Cola sign in Queens’ Gantry State Park, learn about the incredible architecture and landmarks surrounding Four Freedoms Park. Free; registration recommended.
Join the Four Freedoms Park Conservancy and the AIANY for a circumnavigation tour of Roosevelt island and discover the unique history of this island as it undergoes incredible changes. Classic Harbor Line's Yacht Manhattan will depart Manhattan from Chelsea Pier 62 and cruise up the East River to allow a full exploration of the island from a river perspective.
$58 for adults / $42 for students
$10 off for Conservancy & AIANY Members
The memorial to President Franklin D. Roosevelt was announced by Governor Nelson Rockefeller and Mayor John Lindsay in 1973, and yet due to financial instability, the death of its architect Louis Kahn, and changes within NY State leadership, plans for the memorial were put aside. Discover the unique history of the Park's past, present, and future in this exciting tour. Free; registration recommended.
To honor the legacy of Jane Jacobs, an urbanist and activist, join us for Jane’s Walk - a free educational walking tour offered in collaboration with Roosevelt House.
Free; no registration required.