Sandy

Location:

New York, NY

Member since:

August 18, 2013

Who are some of your favorite New Yorkers, past or present?

Mayors Bloomberg & Lindsay, Gloria Steinem, Alexander Hamilton, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Teddy Roosevelt. Brooklyn Heights: John Roebling, WH Auden.

Which parts of New York City would you most like to take a tour of?

Sites: old factories and workrooms still making products; the industrial revolution; contemporary scientific & tech innovation; development of the unions, communism and mainstream liberal/progressive traditions; Early Dutch; revolutionary, civil war, 1920's and present financial district, various pre-landfill boundaries of lower Manhattan.

How long have you lived in New York City?

On and off since 2005. Now permanent.

Introduction

Communications from A-Z, home and abroad. What do you hope to gain from this Meetup? I love to explore times present and past via community visits Are you new to New York City? Not entirely new but have much to see and learn

What Sandy is saying about this Meetup Group

Excellent. Very informative.


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