San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Explore the brave new world of Long Island City's Hunters Point.
Join Newtown Creek Alliance Historian Mitch Waxman on a two hour tour of this Modern Corridor. Its industrial past, modern luxuries, and extensive rail system will be discussed, along with the sordid story of the last Mayor of Long Island City-- Battle Ax Gleason.
Dress and pack appropriately for hiking and hot weather. Closed-toe shoes are highly recommended. Bathroom opportunities will be found only at the start of the walk.
Meetup - 10 A.M. at the Albert E. Short Triangle park found at the corner of Jackson Avenue and 23rd Street in Long Island City, Queens. This is the Court Square MTA station, and served by the 7, G, and M lines. Additionally, the Q39 and B62 buses have nearby stops. Check MTA.info as ongoing construction at Queens Plaza often causes delays and interruptions.
Drivers, leave your vehicle near the Pulaski Bridge in either Greenpoint or Long Island City.