Roosevelt Island

East River between Manhattan and Queens 46th to 84th Sts.
New York, NY 10044

(212) 308-6608


Roosevelt Island, known as Welfare Island from 1921 to 1973, and before that Blackwell's Island, is a narrow island in the East River of New York City.

Place Information

  • Place Category

    Venues, Theatres/Playhouses, Parks, Museums, Food

  • Place Cost Free

Roosevelt Island: From the Parents


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