A Wild Woman’s Walk On The Upper West Side

Janes Walk

Led By Nancy Funke

We will meet at the southwest corner of West 81st Street and Central Park West by the American Museum of Natural History. We will discuss the American Museum of Natural History and its planetarium, discuss Beresford Apartments, Belvedere Castle, Shakespeare’s Garden, Bethesda Fountain, the Great Mall, Dako, and the Columbus Avenue Cafe. This will be a leisurely walk in comfortable shoes.

Friday, May 3
11:00 AM
1-2 hours

Walk Details
Borough: Manhattan
Theme: Environment, History & Culture
Accessibility: Family-friendly, Pet-friendly
Traffic on Central Park West looking North
Central Park West looking North. Photo: Wikimedia Commons, Jim Henderson. Modifications: photo cropped and made black and white.
Meeting Location

Southwest Corner of West 81st Street at Central Park West by the American Museum of Natural History and subway entrance.


Closest Parking

Museum Parking lot or street parking if you are lucky

Finding your walk leader


Ending Location

Dakota West 72nd Street at Central Park West. We will find an outdoor cafe, weather permitting, for refreshments and recollections following our walk.

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