“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 →

19-Story Building Development In Washington Heights

4566-broadway-777x402In January, NY YIMBY brought you the first look at a 23-story residential project planned for 4650 Broadway, on the border between Washington Heights and Inwood. Continue Reading →

23-Story Apartment Building In Washington Heights

4650-broadway-rendering washingont hieghtsWashington Square Partners and Acadia Realty Trust want to build a 23-story apartment building at 4650 Broadway, right next to Fort Tryon Park and the Cloisters in Washington Heights. But first, they need a major upzoning from the city. Continue Reading →

239th anniversary of the Battle Of Fort Washington

Commemoration of The Battle ofFort Washington

This year marks the 239th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Washington, a key free event during the Revolutionary War. Be transported back in time and celebrate your local history. Continue Reading →

New Leaf Restaurant Reopens In Fort Tryon Park

home_slide_outside_frontNew Leaf, constructed in the 1930’s, was envisioned by the Olmsted brothers – heirs of the designer of New York City’s Central Park – as a concession building for a public cafeteria and park administration offices. .
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HW Pick: Battle of Fort Washington

Commemoration of The Battle ofFort WashingtonIn commemoration of the 237th anniversary of the Revolutionary War’s Battle of Fort Washington, members of the Brigade of the American Revolution will set up camp on Fort Tryon Park’s Cafe Lawn. Continue Reading →