Monday, October 1, 2007

LW! Walking Tour for Kids

LANDMARK WEST! teams up with openhousenewyork to
bring you two FREE family walking tours!

As advertised in today’s New York Times openhousenewyork supplement, on Sunday, October 7 LANDMARK WEST! will lead two Upper West Side walking tours geared for children ages 7-10. Tours will last one hour. The tours are part of LANDMARK WEST’s youth education program, “Keeping the Past for the Future.”**

Space is limited so advanced registration is required.
Email or call 212-496-1714 to register

Tour 1: Sunday, October 7 at 11:00am
“Horse Trails to Subway Rails”
Discover how the Upper West Side formed 100 years ago,
from horse stables and mansions to the construction of the subway and more.
Meet at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument,
Riverside Drive at 89th Street

Tour 2: Sunday, October 7 at 12:30pm
“Farmhouses to Townhouses”
Learn about the Upper West Side’s transformation from farmland to cityscape,
and how the subway’s construction played a part.
Meet at the south east corner of 81st Street
and Columbus Avenue

Check out the openhousenewyork website for additional events taking place during the weekend of October 6th and 7th: or look in the Friday, September 28 New York Times for the openhousenewyork guide.

**Spread the word about “Keeping the Past for the Future” to your friends and neighbors who have children in Upper West Side schools! For additional information about KPF and to find out how your child’s school can participate in LW’s program, contact:

Elyse Newman
Director of Education
t: 212-496-8110

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