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Celebrate Historic Jackson Heights

Join the Jackson Heights Beautification Group in celebrating Jackson Heights, the first planned garden and cooperative apartment community in America and a City, State, and Federal Historic District.

Rain date for Garden Tour: June 16th – all other events rain or shine.

Saturday, June 9th

Slide lecture on the history of Jackson Heights
at 10:45am  and 12:15pm at the Community Church, 81-10 35th Avenue; FREE

Exhibition of Vintage Photos and Memorabilia
From 10:45am to 2pm at the Community Church, 81-10 35th Avenue; FREE
Leisurely view many original photographs, maps and brochures from Jackson Heights’ early days.

A Self-Guided Tour of Private Interior Gardens
From 12 noon to 4pm
These park-like private gardens, surrounded by 1920s-era garden apartments, are only open to the public once a year. Visit up to nine garden at your pace, following a map included in your ticket. Tickets can be purchased in advance or in front of the Community Church, 81-10 35th Avenue, on Saturday morning ; $10

Sunday, June 10th

Escorted Walking Tours of the Historic District (Rain or shine)
At 12 noon. Tickets must be purchased or reserved in advance. The tours will meet in front of the Community Church, the southwestern corner of 82nd Street and 35th Avenue; $10

Special Ticket Pricing
Save Money by Attending Both Tours!
Tickets are $10 for one tour, $15 for both tours. Tickets may be purchased beginning May 26th at:
Espresso 77, 35-57 77 Street
Beaudoin Realty Group, 78-27  37th Avenue, Suite 5, Second floor – Weekdays 11am – 5pm

For ticket information and directions leave a message at (718) 565-5344