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 walking tour. Meet your guide, a long-time New Yorker and local architect, urban planner or historian, and kick off the tour.
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 the 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 its 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.