The Story of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire and Memorial

Janes Walk

Led By Andi Sosin and Joel Sosinsky, Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition

The Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition will meet Jane’s walkers at the infamous Asch Building , site of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire corner of Washington Place & Greene Street, 1 block East of Washington Square Park). At the site the docent will describe the 1911 tragedy and its outcomes for its victims, and share stories about the owners and survivors, the quest for justice, and the public art memorial now approved by NYC Landmarks.

Friday, May 3
11:00 AM
Less than 1 hour

Walk Details
Borough: Manhattan
Theme: Advocacy, Art & Architecture, History & Culture
Accessibility: Family-friendly, Wheelchair-friendly, Pet-friendly
Crowd at the scene of the Triangle Waist Co. fire
Crowd at the scene of the Triangle Waist Co. fire, Photo: Wikimedia Commons, George Grantham Bain Collection. Modifications: photo cropped and made black and white.
Meeting Location

NYU's Brown Building: Landmark plaques on the corner of Washington Place & Greene Street, 1 block East of Washington Square Park.

Directions

6 Astor Place; A,C,E,F, West 4th Street

Finding your walk leader

Look for the person wearing a Triangle Fire baseball hat, with the poster renderings of the Triangle Fire Memorial nearby.

Ending Location

NYU's Brown Building: Landmark plaques on the corner of Washington Place & Greene Street, 1 block East of Washington Square Park.

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