Saturday, September 29, 2012
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Enter at Broadway entrance above Isham Street
(Festivities sited on lawn at the top of Isham Park)
Inwood Tiger Band & Heavenly Voices Chorus from I.S. 52
will open the ceremonies marching into the park from Broadway
Also featuring various speakers, story booth, performers, historical park
signage & tours, children’s activities, celebration cake and refreshments
Brought to you by NYC Parks, Partnerships for Parks, Volunteers for Isham Park, Isham Park Restoration Program1970, Inc., Rotary Club of Inwood, and community volunteers, with special thanks to Edison Properties
Art Deco/ WPA design in Isham and Inwood Hill Parks
Happy 100th birthday Isham Park!
Isham Park, Inwood Celebrates its Centennial~
Wednesday, May 25, 6:30 PM
Volunteers for Isham Park kicks off the 100th birthday of the park with historic readings and cake! May 25th is the centennial anniversary of Julia Isham Taylor’s letter offering family’s land for the creation of Isham Park around which the neighborhood of Inwood would later develop. Come enjoy the impressive, recently restored views of the surrounding waterways that Ms. Taylor sought to preserve. For more information, visit VIP’s blog.
HDC’s Six to Celebrate Tour Series
Come tour our 2011 Six to Celebrate neighborhoods. Learn about their diverse cultural and architectual histories. Throughout the summer we will be touring one neighborhood at a time.
Bowery-Sunday, May 1, 2011
Mount Morris Park: Thursday, May 19, 6pm
Goanus: Saturday, June 4, 11am (Bicycle Tour)
Inwood: Sunday, June 19, 10am
Bedford-Stuyvesant: Saturday, September 10, 11am (Bicycle Tour)
Jackson Heights: Saturday, September 24, 11am
Inwood-City Council Approves Columbia’s Baker Field Plan