Start

Sat

,

Oct 9

1:00 pm

End

Sat

,

Oct 9

2:00 pm

How

In-Person

Type

Tour

Location

Alice Austen House, 2 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10305

Oct

9

Building of the Day: Alice Austen House

Start

Sat

,

Oct 9

1:00 pm

End

Sat

,

Oct 9

2:00 pm

How

In-Person

Type

Tour

Location

Alice Austen House, 2 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10305

Facade of Alice Austen House surrounded by trees

Image courtesy of Floto + Warner, 2015.

*This event is offered in person; proof of vaccination (for those eligible) and masking are required in order to attend.*

A vibrant cultural center, the Alice Austen House keeps the bold spirit of the early American photographer alive by presenting changing exhibitions of Austen’s pioneering historic photographs and of contemporary photography, providing education programs for students, offering a range of cultural programs for the public. A Victorian Gothic Cottage that was Austen’s home serves as the museum and is located in a nationally landmarked park on the shore of Staten Island near the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge with sweeping views of Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan. The Alice Austen House and grounds are owned by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, operated by the Friends of Alice Austen House Inc 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and a member of Historic House Trust. The Alice Austen House is a New York City and National Landmark, on the Register of Historic Places and a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s distinctive group of Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios. In 2017 they become a National site of LGBTQ History.  

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