Advancing international understanding
in the Fulbright tradition
Advancing international understanding in the Fulbright tradition
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One To World Walk: Architecture and Advocacy in Sunset Park, Brooklyn


Event Details

Date: 04/05/19 Cost: $16 Time: 2:00 PM Location: Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Sunset Park, in Southwest Brooklyn, has always been an immigrant neighborhood and is now the anchor of New York City’s largest Chinese community and home to a diverse and numerous Latino population. Learn about the complex history of this ethnically diverse neighborhood through the lens of tour guide, Joe Svehlakwho has 40 years of experience in community activism and urban development.

We will walk up and down streets with century-old row houses, exploring the largest district in the Northeast listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and visit some of NYC’s notable churches and civic buildings, including the oldest cooperative apartment building in New York City. You will have a chance to see the magnificent harbor and views of Manhattan's skyline from the renovated hilltop park and its landmarked Art Deco recreation facility. We will end the tour with a meal in NYC’s largest Chinatown.

Date: Friday, April 5th

Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM 

Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 4th

Location: Sunset Park, Brooklyn - meeting instructions will be emailed closer to the program date

Cost*: $16

Contact: Romane Berti, Enrichment Programs Global Fellow, here or 212-431-1195 ext. 33  

*Program fees are non-refundable