Exploring Roosevelt Island, From Abandoned Laboratories To Landmarked Ruins
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Meet at Tramway Plaza on Second Ave and 55th St and join this adventure to one of New York's most fascinating locales. Historian Kevin Draper shows you where and why Native Americans and Dutch and English settlers called the island home, and takes you through landmarks like the Smallpox Hospital, 1796-built Blackwell House, abandoned Strecker Laboratory and the newly-built Cornell University Campus.