Instagram Live Walk: The Harlem River Speedway Then and Now

Janes Walk

Led By Duane Bailey-Castro

Join a live virtual walking tour of what was once Manhattan’s famous Harlem River Speedway. Built for New York City’s wealthy, the speedway became a magnet for carriage drivers, horse racing, and later, motorists. With the help of historical photographs and prints, find out what made this area of the Harlem River also become a popular destination for boat racing and walks atop the High Bridge and in the adjacent parks!

Rain Date: Sunday, May 9th at 3pm

People will need an Instagram account to participate in the virtual walk.
Location Information

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


Saturday, May 8, 2021
3:00 PM
1-2 hours

Borough: Manhattan
Theme: Art & Architecture, Environment, History & Culture
Platform: On Social Media
Language: English