An educational and historical institution honoring the victims and examining 9/11 and its continued global significance.
This vine-covered Victorian cottage surrounded by gardens was home for almost 80 years to Alice Austen (1866-1952), a pioneer woman photographer. Exhibits offer a glimpse into the life and work of this fascinating individual.
Art Production Fund (APF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to producing ambitious public art projects, reaching new audiences and expanding awareness through contemporary art.
On land purchased from the Siwanoy tribe in 1654, Robert Bartow built the last of many mansions in the then-bucolic neighborhood of Pelham Bay. Grand staircases, Empire furniture and a conservatory shaded with fruit trees are the highlights of this New York City landmark.
Believing that the history of the Big Apple can be peeled like an onion, Big Onion Walking Tours has organized educator-lead walking tours of New York's ethnic neighborhoods and historic districts since 1991.
Built in 1661 by John Bowne, this house is one of the oldest surviving buildings in New York City. Considered a fine example of vernacular Dutch-English architecture, it is meticulously preserved both inside and out.
The society maintains the Bronx County Research Library and Archives and hosts educational programs, walking tours, exhibitions and lectures on the history of the only mainland borough. It also operates the Valentine-Varian House, in which the Museum of Bronx History is located, and the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage.
Poe's simple home, where he spent the last years of his life, is operated by the Bronx County Historical Society and has been restored to look as it did then.
This restored 1758 fieldstone house, operated by the Bronx County Historical Society, retains many of its original elements and serves as the Museum of Bronx History.