Upcoming Events Summer/Fall 2019

Wellesley Town Hall Hard Hat Tour

This tour has been cancelled

 

NYC Building Stone Walking Tour -
Upper West Side/Morningside Heights

Friday, September 27, 2019
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM


Grant's Tomb (left) and Cathedral of St. John the Divine (right)
Image Credit: Emily Burns

New England geologist, educator, and writer, Emily Burns, will be in NYC for a weekend of walking tours to exam the many unique and distinctive buildings and monuments in Manhattan.  In the past Emily has lead similar APTNE tours of stone buildings in New England, and now she will do the same here. This Friday afternoon tour will start at Grant's Tomb and end at the Lafayette and Washington Monument with a dozen buildings in between including several on the Columbia University campus. Columbia’s Art History Department is co-sponsoring this tour.
Where: Grant's Tomb, located at 122nd Street and Riverside Drive
Who: Number of Attendees: 14
Cost: $20 (Members), $35 (Non-Members), $0 (Students with current ID)
Attire: Casual dress and comfortable walking shoes are recommended. The tour is all outdoors, so be prepared for any weather.
Tour time: 4:00 pm to approximately 6:30 pm
Tour Meeting Location: Meet at Grant's Tomb, located at 122nd Street and Riverside Drive
Not ADA accessible.
Photography allowed.

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NYC Building Stone Walking Tour -
Lower Manhattan

Friday, September 28, 2019
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM


Federal Hall (left) and Seaman's Bank (right)
Image Credit: Emily Burns

New England geologist, educator and writer, Emily Burns, will be in NYC for a weekend of walking tours to exam the many unique and distinctive buildings and monuments in Manhattan.  In the past Emily has lead similar APTNE tours of stone buildings in New England, and now she will do the same here. This Saturday morning tour will meet in Battery Park and walk over to Castle Clinton, and end in the vicinity of City Hall. Besides Castle Clinton, about a dozen more buildings will be visited and discussed, including 1-U.S. Customs House 2-Trinity Church 3-NY Stock Exchange 4-Federal Hall 5-Seamen's Bank 6-American International Building 7-Federal Reserve Bank 8-28 Liberty Street 9-St Paul's Chapel 10-St Peter's Church 11-City Hall 12-Tweed Courthouse 13-Surrogate Court 14-Brooklyn Bridge.

Where: The tour will meet in Battery Park at the Korean War Veteran Memorial
Who: Number of Attendees: 16
Cost: $20 (Members), $35 (Non-Members), $0 (Students with current ID)
Attire: Casual dress and comfortable walking shoes are recommended. The tour is all outdoors, so be prepared for any weather.
Tour time: 10:30 am to approximately 12:30 pm
Tour Meeting Location: The tour will meet in Battery Park at the Korean War Veteran Memorial - located about 100 yards north of the Castle Clinton east entry.
Not ADA accessible.
Photography allowed.

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MASS MoCA: Art of Transformative Reuse Tour

North Adams, MA
Saturday, October 12, 2019
10:30 am to 1:30 pm

Photo courtesy of Bruner/Cott Architects

APTNE is pleased to announce a special tour, led by Boston-based firm Bruner/Cott Architects, of the award winning transformation of the 19th century mill campus into the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA)—one of the nation’s leading—and largest—museums of contemporary art. In addition to a tour from the architects, the museum staff will lead a highlights tour of current exhibits. At the conclusion of the tour, lunch will be provided at the museum cafe.

Passes, included with the tour, are good for two days—so plan to stay for the day or the whole weekend. Advanced hotel reservations are recommended.

Where: MASS MoCA, located at 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA
Who: Number of Attendees: 25
Cost: $35 (Members), $50 (Non-Members), $25 (Students with current ID)
Tour time: 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Lunch: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tour Meeting Location:
Front desk/museum shop

ADA accessible.
Photography allowed.

Register Here
 

Registration open until 24 hours prior to event.  Walk-ins allowed as noted. 

 

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