Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Sponosred Post - Roosevelt Island FDR 4 Freedoms State Park Offering Free Guided Tours Thursday Thru Sunday All Summer - Explore Life & Legacy Of FDR And Design Philosophy Of Modernist Architect Louis Kahn

Free Summer Guided tours are being offered at the Roosevelt Island FDR 4 Freedoms State Park.

From April—September, Four Freedoms Park Conservancy offers free public tours of FDR Four Freedoms State Park. Led by Conservancy Guides, tours explore the Park’s unique history as a monument to a person, a place, and an idea, as well as the legacies of President Roosevelt and architect Louis Kahn.

Tours investigate FDR’s life and legacy and the impact of his Four Freedoms speech, as well as the design philosophy and work of modernist architect Louis Kahn and issues surrounding public memorialization. Tours also provide insight into the history of the memorial, more than 40 years in the making, as well as the Conservancy’s mission and programming, while providing visitors with a better understanding of this special public space in New York City.

Tours are offered on a first-come, first-served basis and are approximately 30 minutes long. Weather-permitting, tours are offered Thursday-Sunday at 12:30pm and 3pm. Tour schedule is subject to change; call 212-204-8831 for more details.

Click here for more info about the FDR 4 Freedoms Park Free Summer Guided tours.