Secrets of the East Harlem Waterfront

Janes Walk

Led By Jennifer Ratner, President Friends of Esplanade

Uncover the mysteries and little-known secrets of the East Harlem Waterfront with Jennifer Ratner, President of Friends of the East River Esplanade as she shares anecdotes through the lens of art and history about the waterfront and a vision for its future.


The meeting place is accessible to public transit, the East 96 St subway station. It is a narrow walkway at certain points but a paved path along the waterfront exists for accessible walking and wheelchairs. Some spots can be a little bumpy for a wheelchair but accessible.

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 7, 2022
9:00 AM
90 minutes

Borough: Manhattan
Theme: Art & Architecture, History & Culture
Language: English
View looking north on the East River from Midtown Manhattan, with the Queensboro Bridge and Roosevelt Island in the background. Photo: Wikimedia Commons, Arild Vagen. Modifications: photo cropped.