Explore New York’s rich and varied architecture on this 4-hour tour by foot and subway. Your friendly and professional guide will offer historical anecdotes from the 1700s to the 21st century – from Beaux Arts to Art Deco.
NYC has many spectacular architectural styles and landmarked neighborhoods. However, whether you are a Neo-Gothic geek or a romantic over Romanesque, we can show you around town and explain the differences between friezes and bas-reliefs, from mansard roofs to rusticated stone. From our oldest surviving colonial church – St. Pauls Chapel (1766) and its Episcopalian brethren Trinity Church to the French Renaissance Revival City Hall (1812). There’s the grand beauty of Beaux Arts New York Public Library at 42nd Street, and everyone’s favorite: Art Deco Rockefeller Center, Empire State Building and the magnificent Chrysler Building.Stops include: • Rockefeller Center • St. Patrick's Cathedral • Bryant Park & American Radiator Building • Beaux-Arts New York Public Library at 42nd street • Beaux-Art Grand Central Terminal • the Art Deco Chrysler Bldg • Madison Square Park & the Flatiron building • New York Life & Metropolitan Life buildings • Cast-Iron Architecture in Soho • Financial District Skyscrapers such as the Woolworth Tower, 40 Wall St, the Brooklyn Bridge & New York by Frank Gehry.