A Lecture and Tour on May 16th - Get Schooled in Bloomingdale History
Note to readers: This is a reposting of an event that was sidelined by the March snowstorm now rescheduled for May 16th.
OK, so maybe it's not technically Bloomingdale, but West 91st Street boasts a little slice of Manhattan history in that it is the site of the Trinity School, originally founded downtown at Trinity Church over 300 years ago. Our friends at the Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group have a treat in store with this presentation and a special behind-the-scenes tour of the school.
Come on out for it this special event!
Tuesday, May 16th at 6:30 p.m.
Trinity School, 101 West 91st Street
between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues.
Founded at downtown Trinity Church in 1709 and now one of the oldest schools in the US, the school moved uptown in 1895 occupying
a series of lots on West 91st Street in the midst of the rows of
townhouses of turn-of-the-century Upper West Side.
Learn how the school evolved from church-sponsored to ecumenical,
from a charity school to a private school, from all-boys to co-educational and
to a school that now prides itself on its diverse student body.
Presenters will include:
Kevin Ramsey, Director of Communications,
alumna and two parents of alumni, one of whom is a former teacher and
the other of whom is a member of the first class of girls at the school
and a member of the Board of Trustees.
A tour of the school will follow the presentation and is accessible to all.
Please note: the tour includes stairs.
For more information: (212) 666-9774.