March 31, 2012 · 1:00 PM
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Let's visit the abandoned Smallpox Hospital also known as the Renwick Ruins. The Hospital was designed by James Renwick Jr.
******* We will not be entering the RUINS******
We'll be taking a loop around the Island (approximately a little over 5 miles walking round trip). We will first visit the Renwick Ruins and then make our way over to the Roosevelt Island Lighthouse (formerly known as the Blackwell Island Lighthouse).
Estimated time: 2 - 3 hours
This event will be outdoors and will involve light to moderate walking. Please dress appropriately for the weather and wear the proper footwear. Bring snacks and water. Bug spray and SPF recommended. This activity is NOT recommended if you will have difficulty walking several miles outdoors. Walk/Hike at your own risk.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Without inclement weather/rain, there should be plenty of outdoor natural light. Bring the proper camera bags suitable for outdoor conditions and walking/hiking.
Feel free to bring binoculars.
DIRECTIONS Public Transportion and Driving: http://maps.google.com
AFTERWARDS, feel free to join us at:
Riverwalk Bar and Grill
(646) 833 - 7050
(the bar area)
425 Main Street
Roosevelt Island, NY
Their menu can be seen at their website: http://riverwalkbarandgrill.com
For Itinerary, please see Discussion Board - Itinerary for this Saturday