New York, New York
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3 hours (Approx.)
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Offered in: English


Delve into the history of the buildings that define the New York City skyline on a private, 3-hour walking architecture tour. Stroll down the famous 42nd Street corridor with a longtime New York resident and architectural expert, stopping along the way to learn about Midtown Manhattan's most iconic structures like the Chrysler Building, Ford Foundation, Grand Central Station and the the New York Public Library.
Price is per group, based on a maximum of six people.
  • Private, 3-hour architecture tour of Midtown Manhattan
  • Learn the history behind the iconic buildings of 42nd Street
  • Become familiar with architectural movements and terminology, from Beaux Arts and Art Deco to the International Style
  • Explore the background of famous structures like the Chrysler Building, New York Public Library and Grand Central Terminal
  • Led by a longtime New Yorker and expert in urban planning or architecture
  • Private tour can accommodate up to six people in a group
The skyscrapers and other structures of Midtown Manhattan are hailed as among the most famous buildings in America. Learn about their architectural design and history on this private, 3-hour walking tour. Make your way to Tudor City at 2nd Avenue to meet your guide, a long-time New Yorker and local architect, urban planner or historian.

Set off on a leisurely stroll along 42nd Street toward Times Square, passing iconic structures like the Chrysler Building, the Ford Foundation, Grand Central Terminal, the Daily News Building and the New York Public Library. Learn about the interior and exterior design of these landmarks and become familiar with terminology of architectural movements from the late 19th century to today, including Beaux Arts, Art Deco, and the International Style.

Listen as your shares the history of the famous corridor, from its origins as a commuter hub and gated community through it's time as a red light and theater district to the diverse business and entertainment sector of today. This is a private tour, so feel free to stop wherever you like to take photos and ask plenty of questions along the way.
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Product code: 5411P65

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