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Judith Berdy, President of the Roosevelt Island Historical Society, leads us on a walk down Roosevelt Island’s riverside promenade to the Southpoint Park, FDR Four Freedoms Park on the southern tip of Roosevelt Island. Learn the history of the landmark Smallpox Hospital and the Strecker Laboratory. The history of the site of the former Penitentiary, Goldwater Hospital and the New home of the Cornell Tech campus, including the Bloomberg Center and the Tata Innovation Center. will be examined as we stroll along the island.