In the Neighborhood
Roosevelt Island - Sightseeing Running Tour
Roosevelt Island is located just 950 feet from midtown Manhattan. Its a small island with just 2 miles in length and 800 ft in its maximum width. Its home to approximately 12,000 residents. Access to the island is limited with just one small vehicular bridge that connects with Queens, one subway line and a commuter tram. As a result, even though its part of Manhattan its considered a quiet suburb of the City.