The Making Of Fort Tryon Park In Inwood

Have you ever wondered how parks are made? The National Park Service site shows you each step of how the Olmsted Brothers planned and designed Fort Tryon Park for John D. Rockefeller, Jr. beginning in the late 1920’s.

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Heather Garden Pollinators Presentation with Author Leslie Day At Fort Tryon Park

When you visit the Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park during spring, summer, and fall, you will see not only the hundreds of species of flowering plants, but also beautiful hummingbirds, butterflies, moths, bees, beetles, wasps, and flies that pollinate flowers. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Fort Tryon Kids Art: Sketching & Painting Fall Foliage

billings-lawnJoin artist Jenae Schwartz and admire the wonderful colors of Autumn. Peek into the science of trees and learn the different parts of a leaf through sketching, leaf rubbing, and painting with water colors. Continue Reading →

Fort Tryon Park Cottage Open House New York At The New Jersey Palisades

fort-tryon-park-cottage-on-cabrini-boulevardHere’s your chance to see inside of the Fort Tryon Park Cottage! The 1905 cottage flanking the Heather Garden was originally the gatehouse of the C.K.G Billings Estate and has retained its charm over its many uses in the last 108 years.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Knights In Washington Heights? No, Its The Medieval Festival In Fort Tryon Park

harlem knights in whastionsJoin NYC Parks, the Washington Heights & Inwood Development Corporation and the Fort Tryon Park Trust for the 32nd annual Medieval Festival in Fort Tryon Park. Continue Reading →

Uptown Summer 2016 Scandinavian Music Festival Concert Series

inwood classic music festivalNow in its 12th year, NY Scandia Symphony has served Washington Heights and Inwood with free outdoor music programs in Fort Tryon Park.  Continue Reading →

Call For Artists Sculpture At Fort Tryon Park

fort tryon park trustThe Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance(NoMAA), Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks present “Sculpture at Fort Tryon Park,” a series of temporary art installations on display July–November 2016. Continue Reading →

“Dis/Location (Fort Tryon)” Located In Washington Heights

fort tryon location dance3The Fort Tryon Park Trust and Drastic Action present “Dis/Location (Fort Tryon),” a 35-minute, sitespecific dance exploring the experience of immigration, performed on the rugged slope of the Billings Lawn. Continue Reading →

Behind The Lens: Fort Tryon Park In Inwood

inwood photosMichael Palma, travel and urban photographer, will teach lighting techniques, fill flash methods, and composition, using the scenic landmark Fort Tryon Park and its many vistas. Bring your camera. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Heather Garden Tour With Garden Designer Ronda M. Brands

public garden designer Ronda M BrandsJoin public garden designer Ronda M. Brands for a free behind-the-scenes look at the design and planting scheme of the three-acre Heather Garden with its 550 varieties of plants, trees, and shrubs. Continue Reading →