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28 Sep
Long Island City
Sep 28, 2019 | 10:00 AM-3:00 PM


The Big Walk

Join Gallatin professors Louise Harpman and Becky Amato as we explore Long Island City, Queens, for the 9th annual BIG WALK! Special guests will join us en route, including Rob Basch (President of the Hunters Point Park Conservancy); Sheila Lewandowski (Executive Director and co-founder of The Chocolate Factory Theater and a member of Community Board 2, Queens); Lindsy R. Parrott (Executive Director and curator of The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass in Queens, New York). Also joining the walk will be Gallatin professor Karen Holmberg, senior class adviser Meredith Theeman, and Gallatin senior Ingrid Apgar, among others!

Meet at Hunter's Point South Ferry Landing at 10:00 am.

If you can't meet us at the starting point but would like to meet up with the group during the Walk, call the BIG WALK Phone at 646-791-6431.

Check out the BIG WALK website for more information about our stops and guest speakers!

The BIG WALK, sponsored by NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study and the Urban Democracy Lab, is free and open to the public. Reservations are required.



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