The Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group has announced that tours of the Upper West Side with historian and author Jim Mackin are set to return on Wednesday, June 30th at 6 pm. The walks are held monthly and walks vary from month to month. The June walk will start out from Straus Park at 107th Street and West End Avenue. [Read more…] about Free Upper West Side Tours Returning
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Andrew Alpern, author of Posh Portals: Elegant Entrances and Ingratiating Ingresses to Apartments for the Affluent in New York City (Abbeville Press, 2020), says first impressions count when it comes to the luxury buildings of the city, which is what inspired him to write Posh Portals. [Read more…] about Posh Portals: Elegant Upper West Side Entrances
The Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group will host “The Sounds Are The Story,” a webinar set for Wednesday, May 26th. [Read more…] about A New York City Soundscapes Interactive Workshop
The Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group and the Columbus Amsterdam BID have announced Bloomingdale in 1940: A Tour of Our Neighborhood Then and Now, a virtual presentation set for Tuesday, March 23rd. [Read more…] about Bloomingdale in Manhattan, 1940 and Now
The Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group has announced a webinar with Jim Mackin and Matthew Spady, who will discuss their new books on local history and compare notes about what it’s like to research and write a book for the first time.
Mackin and Spady will describe what first- time authorship is like, about their shared interest in local history, how they conceptualized their books and how they found a publisher. They’ll share their research methods, their writing regimen, the how-tos of fact-checking, editing and finally, promoting their books. [Read more…] about First Time Local History Authors: A Virtual Presentation
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The Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group has announced Trinity Lutheran Church: Creating Sanctuary and Social Change, a virtual conversation with Heidi Neumark, Author, and Pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church, set for Thursday, January 21st at 5:30 pm. [Read more…] about Manhattan’s Trinity Lutheran Church: A Virtual History Talk
The program will be an introduction to the history of this significant 19th century community. Philip Andrew Stein will share information that has been recently uncovered about Seneca Village and reveal some resources that have been newly developed. [Read more…] about Seneca Village: Hidden History of The Upper West Side