ILLUSTRATED TALK: “THE ORCHARD BEACH PAVILION”
Wednesday, January 18
Huntington Free Library
9 Westchester Square, Bronx, NY
Friends of Pelham Bay Park member Deborah Wye, a retired MoMA curator, will explore the history of the landmark Orchard Beach Pavilion and its distinctive architecture. She will describe its origins as a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project lead by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia and Parks Commissioner Robert Moses, and its possible renovation for future generations.