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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

You're Invited To Tour The Art And Innovation Of New Second Avenue Subway With Roosevelt Island Historical Society Sunday January 1 - RSVP And Donation To RIHS Greatly Appreciated

Roosevelt Island Historical Society (RIHS) President Judy Berdy reports:

East 96th Street station has mosaic by Sarah Sze. Credit: Office of NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Tour the Art and Innovation of the NEW Second Avenue Subway

FINALLY! The Second Avenue subway, connecting with the F line at 63rd Street and stopping at 72nd, 86th and 96th Streets, will open on Sunday, January 1, 2017.

Be among the first to admire the artwork and innovation of this dramatic expansion of public transportation.

Roosevelt Island Historical Society president Judy Berdy will lead adventurous travelers on a tour through the three new Second Avenue Subway Stations.

Meet at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 1st at the Roosevelt Island Subway Station, in the waiting area on the upper level, just past the turnstiles.

See what has been happening all these years. We will explore the contemporary mosaics by famed artists, the escalators and more.

For additional information, please call 212-688-4836 or 917-744-3721.

RSVPs and donations to benefit the Historical Society will be gratefully appreciated.
Roosevelt Island F Train riders can connect to the Second Avenue subway one stop away at the 63rd/Lexington Avenue station.

More on the Second Avenue Subway grand opening.







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