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Spread across 10 acres (4.05 hectares), the former Glenville School was built in 1921 in a Colonial Revival style. The elegant brick structure with its Flemish bond trimmings and hipped roofs has been the home of the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center since 1975. Serving the community with various recreational activities such as a fitness center, ballfield, playground and tennis courts, it also has a Children's Day School and day care center. There is a dance studio, meeting spaces and classrooms as well in the center. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.
A prominent landmark of Jewish immigration from Eastern Europe to the United States, the Eldridge Street Synagogue houses the Museum at Eldridge Street. It is the founders of this museum who took the initiative of a massive renovation and restoration project on the synagogue, and are solely responsible for the majestic glory in which it stands today. The museum tells the tale of how the synagogue came to be founded, storing vast collections of artifacts and documents that are valuable to the Jewish history in the country. There are walking tours and other programs organized by the museum which take visitors through the various aspects of the synagogue's existence. See the website or call for more information.
Eldridge Street Synagogue is preserved as a historical site by the Eldridge Street Project. Since it's inception in 1887, the synagogue has been a symbol of architectural and historical preservation, and also of the way of life, customs and religious beliefs of the Judaism. The building itself is a beauty, with a Victorian touch to the interiors highlighted by painted murals and stained glass windows. It was the first religious site built by Ashkenazi, and today this famous place welcomes people from all backgrounds.
Unlimited Biking offers guided bike tours of the stunning Brooklyn Bridge and other nearby locations. They have a range of bikes, skates and trailers to choose from. Tourists can ride along the biking lane on the bridge and enjoy the picturesque views of the East River and the impressive cityscape. Learn about the history of the bridge and the cities of Brooklyn and Manhattan. Stop at the bridge and interact with the local vendors selling souvenirs and refreshments.
Situated close to the lush green Seward Park in Lower Manhattan, Metrograph Theater is an ultra-modern movie theater. Opened in the year 2016, this theater screens movies from various genres like action, drama, romance, animation and many others. This theater features a restaurant known as The Metrograph Commissary. Along with delectable eats, the restaurant also serves range a drinks like cocktails, wines and beers. It is even home to a bookstore that sells a range of interesting books.