Every style of building exists in Manhattan from early Federalist homes to famous modernist and postmodern towers. This is a great way to explore New York.
Beaux Arts to Modernity
From 72nd Street and Broadway, the Ansonia Hotel and Central Savings Bank to Lincoln Center, the Time Warner Center, with 8th floor views of Central Park, the new Hearst building by Sir Norman Foster, ending at Raymond Hood's Rockefeller Center masterpiece from the 1930s.
Meet at Broadway and 70th Street at the park bench
Modernism Yesterday & Today
Modern Time Warner Center, historic Carnegie Hall and 57th Street, art deco Rockefeller Center, the Villard Houses of McKim Meade and White , Lever House and Mies van der Rohe’s Seagram Building and on to Grand Central Terminal, the building that changed everything. Learn how architecture made New York famous.
Meet at Broadway and Columbus Circle in front of the Museum of Arts and Design
The City Beautiful
A walk from Madison Square, to Gramercy Park, Ladies' Mile to Union Square, and Astor Place to Washington Square will show you much of 19th century New York, which is alive, beautiful and prospering today. The walk ends in Greenwich Village where you are a short walk from the exciting High Line Park and the Meat Packing District.
Meet at 23rd Street and Broadway at Madison Square Park entrance
Soho to Wall Street
Begin at Houston Street and Broadway with the historic cast iron lofts of Soho on view. Looking at both old and new, from the fabled police headquarters to modern day additions to this historic district; walk by the courthouses of Foley Square, 200 year old City Hall, old Newspaper Row, St. Paul's Chapel, the famous art deco towers of Wall Street, and ending at Trinity Church. The new World Trade Center Memorial is nearby. You will see Soho, Nolita, Little Italy, Chinatown, City Center, and Wall Street on this tour.
Meet in front of Angelika Film Center 18 West Houston St at Broadway and Mercer Street