Brooklyn Bridge - Fulton Ferry Historic District Walking Tour
A Walking Tour of the Past and the Present
We will walk over the Brooklyn Bridge and explore the Fulton Ferry Historic District
The neighborhood that was the gateway for the development of Brooklyn in the early and mid 19th century.
You Will Find Out About:
- Newspaper Row in Manhattan (New York Times, The Sun, The Herald Tribune)
- The Brooklyn Bridge, John A. Roebling, Washington Roebling, Emily Warren Roebling
- The Old Rhinelander Sugar House Prison
- The Fulton Fish Market
- Walt Whitman
We Will Walk Through And / Or See:
About 1½ hours long
- The Fulton Ferry Historic District and The Fulton Ferry Pier
- A beautiful cast iron building originally the Long Island Safe Deposit Bldg. survives as a restaurant
- Eagle Warehouse Bldg. and remanent of the Brooklyn Eagle newspaper
- One of the few remaining rows of Greek Revival, commerical, buildings left in New York City.
- The landmark Brooklyn City Railroad Company Building survives as an apartment house
- The Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory was a Fireboat Station
- The Empire Fulton Ferry State Park
- A small Greek Revival office building from 1834
Meet at the northeast corner of Chambers St. & Centre St. (#1 Center St.)
Guided by Alfred Pommer, a college graduate,an author, an informative native New Yorker and a Licensed New York City guide, Interested in a Private Walking Tour" ?
with over 27 years experience researching, creating and leading walking tours in Manhattan's many diverse neighborhoods.
Call: (212) 979-2388 for details www.nycwalk.com
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