From George W to Malcolm X: Historic Washington Heights

Janes Walk


Led By Robert Boatti

This medium-paced but generally downhill walk of the naturally highest topographic neighborhood in Manhattan will be led by a long-time neighborhood resident and licensed NYC tour guide. The 8-9 sites to be covered include the site of the Battle of Fort Washington, locations used in the film In The Heights, the United Palace theater, the Highbridge, Morris-Jumel Mansion and the Audubon Ballroom.

Mostly flat, downhill on city streets, approximately 3 miles, with 8-9 brief stops along the way. Walk should last approximately 2.5 hours.
Location Information

RSVP is required and capacity is limited. Meeting location, ending location, and directions will be provided via email before walk date.


Friday, May 5, 2023
11:00 AM
Greater than 1 hour

Borough: Manhattan
Theme: Art & Architecture, History & Culture
Language: English
The Morris-Jumel Mansion in Manhattan's Washington Heights. Photo: Bruce Katz .