"It is called Roosevelt Island. It is not yet a name on everyone's lips. But soon it will be."
Advertisement for Roosevelt Island in New York Post, Monday, December 23, 1974
Join CIVITAS in the first of a series of evening walking tours on Roosevelt Island led by urbanist Sharon Pope. Ride the iconic Roosevelt Island Tram across the East River for spectacular views of the river, Manhattan and Queens. The tour will explore the first residential buildings as envisioned by Mayor John Lindsay and architects Philip Johnson and John Burgee, as well as Goldwater Hospital, site of the proposed Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute.
Tuesday, July 24 at 6:30 pm
Tour begins at Riverwalk Bar & Grill
425 Main Street, Roosevelt Island
Space is limited
RSVP by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or phone at 212-996-0745
Use Twitter? Follow @civitasnyc and find updates about the walk at #CIVITASnyc
Photo Credit: Konrad Fiedler/New York Sun