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The 70's New York

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Stop At: East Village, Between Houston Street, Bowery, & 14th Street, New York City, NY

Discover the birthplace of American Punk and New Wave music

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Greenwich Village, 14th Street and West of Broadway, New York City, NY

This excursion is an idyllic one mile stroll from Houston Street to the West Village. We’ll guide you through some of New York’s most scenic streets and parks. This tour focuses on New York City during the 70s decade. Follow the rise of underground graffiti artists to their heights of success. Learn the cultural jargons of the street artists; tags, throws, wildstyle, and pieces.

See the emergence of Hip Hop and its founding fathers; Cool Herc, Grandmaster Flash, and Bambaataa. Understand the true meaning of Hip Hop as outline by the Elders. You’ll be stunned at which artist is the first rapper to have a number one hit on the Billboard Charts. We’ll reveal why, how, and who developed Breakdancing.

Journey with us back to the fashion trends of the 70s, from platform shoes to designer jeans. Explore the emergence of Hip Hop clothing and its leading architects of fashion.

Witness how the Music Capital of the World nurtured the careers of Kiss, Cyndi Lauper, and Madonna. Glimpse the brilliance of Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager at how they transformed an old theater into Studio 54, an acclaimed nightclub. Come and relive the disco era by partying with us on this iconic tour. ­ 

Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
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Departure Point
Allegro Coffee Roasters Cafe at the corner of Houston and Chrystie Streets.
Departure Time
3:30 PM
Return Details
Christopher Park (Christopher Street and 7 Avenue South)
38-64 Christopher St, New York, NY 10014
  • Local guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Gratuities are welcomed and appreciated
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 31 January 2019

Andrew is incredibly knowledgeable about everything NYC. This was a 70s tour and he was chock full of incredibly interesting facts regarding the music, culture and much more. Not only was he extremely knowledgable, he made the tour interactive and very enjoyable. Its very evident...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank alex f
Reviewed 27 December 2018

Andrew is a thorough professional and was so well prepared with his presentation. We walked through the locations of former clubs where some of the most iconic 70's music stars started their careers.Not only was the tour very informative, but also it was very fun....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sophia b
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