COURSES

Sign-up for one of Joyce Gold's educational history classes of New York City scheduled three times a year at New York University.
 

NYU

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

2017 FALL COURSE — Joyce Gold, Adjunct Assistant Professor
“Manhattan History - Pre-Indian to the Revolutionary War”
 
Course #: NYCM1-CE9830-001
September 12 - Nov. 7, 2017 (8 sessions; no class Oct 31)
Tuesdays 6:45 to 8:25 pm
$400; $300 for seniors 65+. There is a $20 registration fee for everyone.
 
To register by phone: Call 212 998-7150.
To register on-line: » CLICK HERE. When you put in your date of birth, the system will automatically give you the senior discount if it applies..

Through lectures and walking tours, discover in depth the history of various Lower Manhattan neighborhoods, as well as fascinating insights into New York’s natural environment. Topics include New York’s pre-European topography; Dutch New Amsterdam and life after the American Revolution; the street patterns of Greenwich Village; and the history of neighborhoods, including the Financial District, the West Village, the Five Points area, and the East Village.

NYU

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

2018 SPRING COURSE - Joyce Gold, Adjunct Assistant Professor
“Manhattan History - Post Revolutionary War to World War I"
 
Course #: NYCM1-CE9005-001
February 27 - April 24, 2018
(8 sessions; no class April 3)
4 illustrated talks; 4 walking tours
Tuesday evenings 6:45 -8:25pm

Catch the excitement of 19th-century New York City—a boomtown, a promised land, and a place of social upheaval. New modes of transportation bring great wealth to the city and facilitate changes in daily life. Waves of new immigrants provide cheap labor for growing industries. The line of settlement moves up the island as social conflicts and the Civil War take their toll. This course will include four illustrated lectures and four walking tours of Washington Square, Chelsea, Hell’s Kitchen, and Grand Central Terminal.

NYU

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

2018 SUMMER COURSE — Joyce Gold, Adjunct Assistant Professor
"Walking and Talking New York"
 
Course #: NYCM1-CE9033-001
Begins June 2018
8 sessions

Discover the interplay between the city's rapid growth, architectural styles and materials, and concern for the quality of life offered to its diverse residents. Learn what a stream and statue have to do with the design of Greenwich Village, and how 19th century New York became the world’s second largest city. Find out about the creative individuals who gave Gramercy Park its cache, and the many roles played by the city in the American Civil War. These are among the topics discussed in four walking tours and four lively Power Point illustrated talks.
 

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