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clock-o3 hours (Approx.)
ticket-oMobile ticket
commentOffered in: English


Discover New York City’s iconic architecture on this guided, 3-hour, small-group tour along 42nd Street. Learn about the evolution of the city’s buildings, from the late-19th century through modern day. Walk from Tudor City, the first residential skyscraper complex in the world, to Times Square. Learn about Beaux Arts, Art Deco and the International Style while exploring the inside and outside of iconic buildings like the Chrysler Building, the Daily News Building, Grand Central Terminal and more.
  • Discover New York City’s architecture on a walking tour
  • Learn about the evolution of the city’s buildings from an expert local guide
  • Walk down 42nd Street
  • Visit iconic New York City buildings
  • Small group ensures personal attention


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, Oct 2018

The tour was excellent, very thorough and detailed, our docent was very helpful and gave us very interesting views and information on the development of NYC.Well done

, Oct 2018

Excellent. We learned so much about New York history. Our guide was amazing and had a wealth of knowledge

, Oct 2017

Our guide was great and very knowledgeable. Even though I have visited a NYC many times, I still learned a lot. Tudor City was fascinating.

, Nov 2016


, Oct 2016

The walking tour of 42nd street was wonderful. Guide was extremely knowledgeable and could answer any question. I would highly recommend this tour.

, May 2016

We totally enjoyed our architecture tour. The tour guide was extremely knowledgable. He compared the various different types of architecture throughout the city so that we could practically see the years roll by as the city changed. The fact that he had to deal with hordes of people passing around us and the noise of the traffic and still be heard and understood was remarkable. He always found a spot to stop so that we were out of the crowds while he was discribing a particular design or an interesting fact. I grew up in New York City and was back for a visit. I certainly learned a great deal about the city I thought I knew. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone, tourist or native New Yorker. Thank you.

, Mar 2016

We ended up with a personal tour for the two of us with Hansell. He was great, very enjoyable and he was very knowledgeable on the buildings he showed us. Interesting and fun

, Mar 2016

Our guide was extremely knowledgeable about the architectural history of NYC. The tour route was wonderful the only disappointment was my mom not seeing her favorite building - the Seagram building.

, Nov 2015

Absolutely a must do in mid town NY City .. our guide was the top of the town in term of his mastery of the subject of architectural history . a great experience!

, Nov 2015

I urge everyone to take this tour. Matico Josephson devised this tour himself. In less than I mile he showed us wonderful buildings and explained how New York had grown as a city.
The group was small, Matico was very expert. It was like going for a walk with a knowledgeable friend.

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