Views from the High Line: Tour with Andrew Dolkart

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Views from the High Line: Tour with Andrew Dolkart

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Join historian Andrew Dolkart for a walking tour that explores the time when freight trains and cargo ships ruled Manhattan’s West Side. Andrew will discuss the role of the High Line in New York City’s history, pointing out relics of the city’s industrial past, and how they are being re-used today.

This High Line Program is open to visitors of all ages. Tickets are $15, or $10 for members of Friends of the High Line.

The meeting location will be provided in the confirmation email following your ticket purchase. PURCHASE TICKETS.

Stay for dinner and dessert after your walking tour. On the High Line between West 15th and West 16th Street you will find tacos, gelato, ice pops, and more seasonal treats from our food vendors, as well as Terroir at The Porch, a full-service, open-air café serving beer, wine, and small plates with sweeping views of the Hudson River. Learn more.

About Andrew Dolkart
Andrew Dolkart is the Director of the Historic Preservation Program and the James Marston Fitch Associate Professor of Historic Preservation at Columbia University. He has been active in historic preservation in New York City for more than 30 years, both as a staff member at the Landmarks Preservation Commission, as a freelance consultant, and as a teacher. He has worked extensively with neighborhood groups on preservation efforts and has completed scores of National Register nominations, Landmark Commission designation reports, and historic resource surveys for environmental reviews. Andrew has also written extensively about his passion, the architecture and development of New York City, including his most recent award-winning book, “The Row House Reborn: Architecture and Neighborhoods in New York City, 1908-1929.”

This walking tour is presented by Friends of the High Line. Sign up for the High Line E-News to get news updates, special invitations, and more from Friends of the High Line.