Community Education

Washington Square Walking Tour

May 14, 2013 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Desmond Campus

Board the coach bus at 8:30 am and travel to Washington Square. Join L.I.F.E. instructors Frank Kieck and Suzanne Christensen on a Victorian walking tour in the spirit of Henry James and Edith Wharton. Relive the history of Washington Square along 5th Avenue up to the Grand Rialto of 14th Street. The tour includes the beginnings of the Ladies Mile, two tragedies of 1911 and 1912, Manhattan’s first motion picture studio (1896), the Row, Rear Window, the Salmagundi, the Strand, Dead Man’s Curve, an unsolved mystery, an evil place, the accidental elopement of a President, and the Great Bohemian celebration. Lunch on your own and board the bus at 3 pm for the return trip.

Fee: $55

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