West Side Stories (Upper West Side) with Marty Schneit on Zoom
Thursday, October 21st at 7:00 pm. Explore the rich architecture and history of the area surrounding Columbus Circle. Visit the site of the first Jewish congregation in North America. Learn about the origins of Art Deco. Marty will reveal local secrets, stories, and scandals that will make visitors’ jaws drop in amazement. Marty will discuss sites associated with Mae West, Joe DiMaggio, Marilyn Monroe, Rudolph Valentino, Charlie Chaplin and James Dean. Marty will point out the school where Robert Oppenheimer, the father of the Atomic Bomb, attended, and sites where two classic movies were filmed.