This wood-shingled Dutch Colonial farmhouse, built about 1652, is the oldest home in New York City. It stands on land that is believed to have been purchased in 1636 from the Canarsie Indians by Van Twiller, the first director general of New Netherland. With Dutch ceramic tiles and a period garden, visitors can tour the household of the Dutch settlers in the New World.
Yaffa provides multicultural arts programs through a variety of arts disciplines.
This performing arts center is part of the City of the University of New York (CUNY).
The Young Choreographer's Festival presents the work of up-and-coming young choreographers, ages 18-25.
Young Dancers In Repertory provides classes in creative movement, modern dance, ballet and ethnic dance for children of all ages. Its teenage touring ensemble has staged performances since 1985 in a variety of venues, including the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Henry Street Settlement.
Young Playwrights introduces young people to writing for the theater and for themselves. Founded by Stephen Sondheim in 1981, Young Playwrights offers many celebrated programs for young people and teachers, and is a model for playwright development programs across the U.S. and Canada.