Celebrate Historic JH

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New Picture (10)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.

Saturday, June 7th
Raindate for Garden Tour: June 14th – all other events rain or shine

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 10:00am to 2:00pm 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 4:00pm. These park-like private gardens, surrounded by 1920s-era garden apartments, are only open to the public once a year. Visit up to nine gardens at your own pace, following a map included in your ticket; Tickets can be purchased in advance or in front of the Community Church, 81-10 35th Ave, on Saturday morning; $10

Sunday, June 8th

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 27th at: Espresso 77, 35-57 77th Street and
Beaudoin Realty Group, 78-27 37th Avenue, Suite 5, Second Floor — Weekdays 11am to 5pm. For ticket information and directions leave a message at (718) 565-5344