The Lower Manhattan tour visits some of the most historic and most modern buildings in New York City. We will make our way from City Hall Park, through the Financial District, and to the southern tip of the island. We visit iconic sites from American history and see the spots of influential events that have been forgotten to history. Famous sites include: The Woolworth Building, St. Paul's Chapel, New York Stock Exchange, Trinity Church, and others.
From the Beaux-Arts style New York Public Library, we make our way up 5th Avenue. We stop to examine famous locations such as Bryant Park and Rockefeller Center, but also spend some time at sites you may have passed over before, like the New York City Yacht Club and The Charles Scribner & Co Building. This walk takes an interesting look at America's coming of age around the late 1800's through the early 1900's. Famous sites include: The Grace Building, the American Radiator Building, St. Patrick's Cathedral, and the art deco works of Rockefeller Center.
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BOWERY AND THE VILLAGE
With beautiful brownstones and tree-lined streets, this area has given birth to several social movements throughout US history. The tour will works its way west, stopping at famous locations such as: St. Mark's Church in the Bowery, Cooper Union, Colonnade Row, The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, New York University, and several locations around Washington Square Park.
Harlem has a fascinating collection of architecture to explore. The neighborhood has experienced diverse cultural changes through its history. We will stop at several locations to see how these changes happened. We will explore the Apollo Theater, Striver's Row, Abyssinian Baptist Church, and many more.