Harlemites and preservationists were delighted to receive the recent news that the historic Harlem Fire Watchtower, removed from the Acropolis overlooking Marcus Garvey Park in 2015 for restoration, will be reinstalled, with a Fire Watchtower Reception set for Saturday, October 26, 2019. As reported to GothamToGo by Connie Lee, President of The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance/Public Art Initiative, the long-awaited event will take place from Noon to 3:00pm on The Acropolis. All are invited ~ RSVP and more information Here.
In preparation for the opening of the Acropolis, Marcus Garvey Park Alliance/Public Art Initiative has requested funds from NYC Council of Participatory Budgeting for the purpose of installing cameras and lighting on the Acropolis. Here is the link for adding your name for support for this project, and links to share on Facebook and Twitter.