Midtown Manhattan History and Architecture Guided Walking Tour
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- Midtown Manhattan History and Architecture Guided Walking Tour
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Between soaring skyscrapers, manicured parks, and pulsating train stations, Manhattan’s Midtown district is one of the most overwhelming – and exciting – parts of New York. Let our guide put you at ease during this 2.5 hour semi-private tour, welcoming up to 10 guests. Your guide will help navigate the streets and landmarks that are part of the postcard perfect New York that every visitor is seeking.
During the the 19th and 20th Manhattan grew up, quite literally. Explore the lesser-known Marble Collegiate Church and then visit famed landmarks like the New York Public Library and the Morgan Library. Stroll through Madison Square Park and learn about the odd design of the Flatiron building. Discuss the innovations that allowed the city to reach new heights during the skyscraper boom of the early 1900s. Learn about the Met Life Tower and the New York Life Building among other famous towers. Of course you’ll hear all about the world-famous Empire State Building, one of the last great 20th century giants. Then have your camera ready to catch the commuters within the main terminal of Grand Central Station, where you’ll learn about the landmark laws that preserve these beautiful historic buildings for future generations.
Highlights Generally Include (but are not limited to): Flatiron Building; MetLife Tower; Appellate Courthouse; Morgan Library; New York Public Library; Schwartzman Building; Grand Central Station
Meeting Point: SW Corner of Madison Avenue & East 26th St. In Madison Square Park.
Starting Time Options: 10:30am or 1:30pm
Includes: Tour Guide
18 years of age or older
Between 10 - 17 years of age
Between 0 - 9 years of age