The Bowery Boys Talk Roosevelt Island History - From The 17th Century Dutch To 19th New York City Penitentiary & Asylums To Current Residential Community
The penitentiary on Blackwell's Island (Roosevelt Island), demolished in 1930s: #TheKnick http://t.co/7MjgbDeORn pic.twitter.com/PMMzy2xLIC— The Bowery Boys NYC (@BoweryBoys) October 17, 2015
Take a listen to this very interesting 2009 Bowery Boys podcast on the history of Roosevelt Island.
The Bowery Boys also show us Roosevelt Island
Image From The Bowery Boys
from 1961 (then known as Welfare Island)