Riverside Drive, Mansions and Monuments, from Joan of Arc to Ulysses S. Grant

Janes Walk

Led By Ed Strauss, MAS member, GANYC member, 45+year Manhattan resident

A stroll along Riverside Drive, noting Beaux-Arts, Art Déco, and Neo-Gothic, and wildly eclectic architecture, and sculptural tributes to political, military, cultural winners and losers, warfighters and peacemakers. with glimpses into Riverside Park and across the Hudson. Meet Franz Sigel, Samuel Tilden, Lajos Kossuth, Dan Butterfield, Martin Luther King, and more. Easy access to subway and bus connections throughout, restrooms at walk’s end.

The Joan of Arc Memorial is conserved and maintained by MAS’s Adopt-A-Monument Program.

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 3, 2019
1:00 PM
1-2 hours

Borough: Manhattan
Theme: Art & Architecture, History & Culture
Joan of Arc Statue in Riverside Park
Joan of Arc Statue in Riverside Park. Photo: Wikicommons, Chenumuri. Modifications: photo cropped.
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