Alice Austen House
A vibrant cultural center, the Alice Austen House keeps the daring spirit of the early American photographer alive through exhibitions,programs, and events.
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Over 200 years old, house owned by Alice Austin, photographer and civil servant from pre-civil war era. One of our Ferries has her namesake. Surrounding park and lawns have beautiful views of New York harbor and Varenzanno Bridge. Occasional art exhibits and festivals.
This is a forgotten little Photo Museum of Alice Austin - it was also her home...Alice Austen (1866 - 1952) was one of America's earliest and most prolific female photographers, and over the course of her life she captured about 8,000 images. A rebel who broke away from the ties of her Victorian…
Historic home on the harbor with outstanding views. Museum opens daily and a great place for a local picnic. Walking distance.
built in 1690 as a one-room Dutch farmhouse. It is listed as a historic landmark and was restored in the mid-1980s and in 2017. It is designated a National LGBTQ Landmark. “The Alice Austen House fosters creative expression, explores personal identity, and educates and inspires the public through…
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“A beautiful walk along the Atlantic just outside the harbor. Popular place for joggers, walking, bike riding, photography and relaxing. ”
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