Open your eyes and ears to a story about skyscrapers, commerce, and terrorism in New York City. The tour will start with the Woolworth Building, an early skyscraper by the architect Cass Gilbert.
Then it will progress towards the September 11 Memorial site, emphasizing the architectural evolution of NYC skyscrapers and the roles that the Woolworth building and the World Trade Center have played in world commerce.
You'll find out why New York City has been a target of terrorists since the late nineteenth century, especially why the World Trade Center was chosen for the attack on 9/11. This will be complemented by stories of heroism and sacrifice that took place on ground zero.
After this tour, you'll gain a new appreciation for the resilience of this country.
Note: No walk-ins. Children under 10 cannot attend.
What to expect
- Embark on a tour of the Woolworth Building and 9/11 Memorial Plaza
- Learn about the intertwined relationship among skyscrapers, commerce, and terrorism in NYC
- Feel a sense of hope as you hear about stories of heroism and sacrifice that took place on ground zero
- Gain a new appreciation for the resilience of this country
About this Activity
|Price||$50.00 per guest|
|Duration / Session||2 hours|
Cancellations must be received 24 hours in advance for a refund.