Lecture: Eastwood and the History of Affordable Housing in New York City

    October 12, 2017 all-day
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    Roosevelt Island
    New York, NY 10044
    View of Eastwood. Credit: Roosevelt Island Historical Society

    Eastwood and the History of Affordable Housing in New York City

    Thursday, October 12, 2017
    at 6:30 pm

    Lecture on Roosevelt Island

    (Roosevelt Island, NY, September 29, 2017) – Eastwood (now Roosevelt Landings) is recognized as a milestone in affordable housing in New York City, according to architect Matthias Altwicker. Learn the fascinating history of the building designed by Jose Luís Sert, as well as the origins and progress of affordable housing at a lecture organized by the Roosevelt Island Historical Society at the New York Public Library Branch on Roosevelt Island, on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.

    The event is FREE and open to the public. It is the first in the Society’s annual series of fall lectures.

    DIRECTIONS: Take the Tram at 59th Street and Second Avenue or the F train to Roosevelt Island. Take the red bus (no charge) or walk eight minutes north to 524 Main Street.

    The Roosevelt Island Historical Society promotes awareness of our Island’s unique story and pursues preservation of its landmarks and artifacts. For more information, please visit www.rihs.us.