Looking to build your knowledge of NYC? Then you should find this tour quite constructive!
Walk the sprawl of 42nd Street, taking in some of the world’s great architectural sites as you go. You’ll gain insights into this famous thoroughfare, seeing firsthand the progression of urban trends through the eyes of a practicing architect or scholar of architectural history.
It all begins with a look at the United Nations buildings, followed by a visit to art deco masterpieces such as the Chrysler Building, the Daily News Building, and the Chanin Building. You’ll also see popular beaux arts examples, such as Grand Central Station and the New York Public Library.
During the second half of the tour you’ll head to Times Square for a look at the legendary intersection of Seventh Avenue and Broadway. There you’ll discuss the area’s progression from red light district to media center, and check out some of the restored early 20th-century theaters this area is known for.
Finally, you’ll end your trip with a look at a few of the sleek, modern skyscraper trends that have come to define the NYC skyline, including the McGraw-Hill Building, an internationally important antecedent to this trend.
Better bring your walking shoes for this one!
Note: There is a 2 person minimum to book this activity and a 6 person maximum. Please inform vendor of any mobility concerns.
What to expect
- Get to know the NYC architectural landscape during a 3-hour tour of Manhattan
- Check out some of the most famous structures and streets in the city, including the UN building, the Chrysler Building, Times Square, and much more!
- Learn about architectural trends, such as art deco buildings and skyscrapers, from an architect or architectural scholar
- Enjoy an educational walking tour that will change your perception of NYC’s history!
About this Activity
|Price||$85.00 per guest|
|Duration / Session||3 hours|
Cancellation notice must be provided at least 48 hours in advance in order to receive a 85% refund.