A Walk through Historic Sunnyside Gardens

Janes Walk

Led By Laura Heim and Jeffrey Kroessler

Architect Laura Heim and urban historian Jeffrey Kroessler will lead a tour of this 1920s garden suburb designed by Clarence Stein, Henry Wright and Frederick Ackerman, with landscape architect Marjorie Cautley. The tour begins with a presentation on the history of Sunnyside, the struggles over preservation and the challenges of practicing architecture there. The tour will meander through several courtyards ending at Phipps Garden Apartments.

Saturday, May 4
11:00 AM
1-2 hours

Walk Details
Borough: Queens
Theme: Advocacy, Art & Architecture, History & Culture
Accessibility: Family-friendly
Image of home in Sunnyside Gardens
Sunnyside Gardens. Photo: Laura Heim Architect PLLC. Modifications: photo cropped.
Meeting Location

Laura Heim Architect Storefront Office (45-14 Skillman Avenue Sunnyside, NY 11104)

Directions

7 Train, R Train, Q60 or Q32 Bus

Finding your walk leader

Laura Heim Architect Storefront Office (45-14 Skillman Avenue Sunnyside, NY 11104)

Ending Location

Phipps Garden Apartments51-01 39th Avenue Sunnyside, NY 11104

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