Architect Gilbert Important Building Tour

What to expect
  • Gain exclusive access to 3 of architect Cass Gilbert's most important NYC buildings
  • Visit the Custom House, where you'll get to witness the 140-ton dome skylight
  • Peek inside the Woolworth Building, which is normally closed to public access
  • Feel the patriotism that saturates the Thurgood Marshall US Courthouse
Gain access to three of architect Cass Gilbert's most important buildings in New York City: the Alexander Hamilton US Custom House, the Woolworth Building, and the Thurgood Marshall US Courthouse.

At the Custom House, which is now a National Historic Landmark, you'll witness the building's inteior elliptical rotunda with a 140-ton dome skylight. Imagine WPA-era murals by painter Reginal Marsh and intricately impressive woodwork by Tiffany Studios. You won't want to leave your camera behind for this one!

Next stop is the Woolworth Building, the tallest building in the world from 1913 to 1930. With state-of-the-art steel construction, fireproofing, and high-speed elevators for its time, it's an icon of American ingenuity! You'll get an exclusive peek into the inside of this "Cathedral of Commerce," which has long been closed to the public.

Lastly, you'll visit the Thurgood Marshall US Courthouse located a few blocks from the Brooklyn Bridge. This building has a whopping 23 courtrooms, 16 of which are original to the courthouse. If you're an American history fanatic, you won't wont to miss out on this!

Note: No walk-ins. Children under 10 cannot attend.
Key Highlights
Price $20.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2.5 hours
# Sessions 1
Cancellations must be received 24 hours in advance for a refund.

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