School of Continuing and Professional Studies
2014 SUMMER COURSE - Joyce Gold, Adjunct Assistant Professor
WALKING AND TALKING NEW YORK
Tues. 6:00 -7:40 P.M.
June 3 - July 22, 2014
$370; $277.50 for seniors 65+
* To get the 25% discount, seniors can register on-line, or call the Continuing Education office at (212)-998-7150. You may need to fax them proof of age to get the discount.
Discover how the Irish experience in New York City differed from the Italian experience, why buildings took on a particular style, and what a stream and statue have to do with the design of Greenwich Village. Learn why African-Americans settled in Harlem. Find out how New York City got its magnificent Central Park, Discover the hidden charms of Chelsea. These are among the topics discussed in four walking tours and four lively slide-illustrated talks.
2014 FALL COURSE - Joyce Gold, Adjunct Assistant Professor
MANHATTAN HISTORY: PRE-INDIAN TO POST-REVOLUTIONARY WAR
Starting in September, 2014
Discover how New York City’s fascinating past illuminates its vibrant life today. From natural New York—rocks, trees, animals, and Indians—to the European arrival and the creation of a new nation, this course includes how Lower Manhattan neighborhoods developed, how buildings embody a moment of history, and what created the street patterns of Greenwich Village. Six illustrated lectures and four walking tours— Financial District, the West Village, the Five Points, and the East Village.
Joyce Gold, MA, NYU; is a Manhattan historian, teacher, and author of two NYC walking guides: From Windmills to the World Trade Center, Guide to Lower Manhattan History, and From Trout Stream to Bohemia: Guide to Greenwich Village History; radio, TV lecturer, tour guide.