Virtual Walking Tour : The Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Due to the coronavirus, please call to ensure this event is still happening before you leave home.
The Vanderbilt Motor Parkway was the first highway to have bridges and overpasses in the entire United States and the first reinforced concrete connection between New York City and Long Island. And it was in Queens!
On August 8th, join Queens Historical Society on this unique virtual tour! We will be exploring the neighborhood on foot and learning about its intricate histories from our tour guide, Marketing & Tourism Director at Queens Economic Development Corp., Rob Mackay. The tour will be a real-time live stream event via Instagram Live. Click here to go to our Instagram page, and follow us to get notified when we go live! You will need an Instagram account to view. To get a free account, simply visit https://www.instagram.com/accounts/emailsignup/ Instagram does prefer a mobile device and will limit your ability to browse it if you connect via computer. RSVP is encouraged. Registered audiences will receive email notification beforehand. But walk-in is absolutely fine!
143-35 37th Avenue, Kingsland Homestead
What do you think?
Virtual Book Talk: Jewish Cooking at Tenement Museum
Join us on YouTube Live for a free virtual talk with Leah Koenig, author of Little Book of Jewish Appetizers, Little Book of Jewish Feasts, and Little Book of Jewish Sweets! In each of these “bite-...
NYHS Sponsored: Let’s Learn About Hanukkah at Tenement Museum
Learn more about the Jewish celebration Hanukkah! Join New York Historical Society Living History coordinator Cheyney McKnight as she goes back in time to 1916 to chat with 14-year old Victoria Confin...
Virtual Walking Tour: How to Build a Neighborhood at Tenement Museum
Every building tells a story. These structures are reflections of the cultures, ideas, and people that built them. Join us on YouTube Live for a virtual walking tour exploring the history of the Lower...