The Upper East Side Carnegie Hill Historic District
This tour features the architecture & history of the Carnegie Hill Historic District
Architecture -- History -- Interesting Pictures and Stories
which at the turn of last century was part of a neighborhood on the Upper East Side once known as Millionaire's Mile.
This Walking Tour Of Carnegie Hill's Past and Present Features:
A walk through the Carnegie Hill Historic District starting at E. 97 St and ending on E. 86 St. -between 5 Ave and Madison Ave. for the 2½ hour tour or Lexington Ave. for the 3½
Included are interesting pictures and stories that will help join us with the neighborhoodıs past.
For the 2½ hour walking tour each participant is given an itinerary with 25 stops including 18 New York City landmarks and 4 national landmarks.
For the 3½ hour walking tour each participant is given an itinerary with 30 stops including 21 New York City landmarks and 4 national landmarks
All Stops Are Fully Discussed
Some highlights in 2½ hour tour:
- Saint Nicholas Rusisan Orthodox Cathedral and much more
- The Lucy Dahlgren Mansion
- The Livingston Mansion
- The Ogden Codman Mansion
- The Mrs. Amory S. Carhart Mansion
- The Edith and Earnest Fabbri Mansion
- William and Dorothy Whitney Straight Mansion
- Frank Lloyd Wright And The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
- The National Academy Of Design - Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington Mansion
- Andrew Carnegie And His Mansion
- Felix M. Warburg Mansion
- James A. & Florence Vanderbilt Burden Mansion
- John Henry & Emily Vanderbilt Sloan Hammond Mansion
- John B. & Caroline Trevor Mansion
- Emily Trevor Mansion
- William and Louise McAlpin Mansion
- Margaret Carnegie Miller Mansion
- Wanamaker Munn Town House
- Otto Kahn Mansion
- William Starr Miller Mansion
- John Purroy Mitchell Memorial (New York City's youngest mayor)>
- landmark remnant of the Squadron A Armory
- A row of Romanesque Revival Row Houses
- The Buttinger House and Research Library, find out who "Julia" really was
- The Church of the Heavenly Rest
- The Stele commerates William Thomas Stead
- Find out about the James & Nellie Speyer mansion & how Nellie got away with breaking the rules of Caroline Astor's 400 elite.
- Find out about the Henry Phipps mansion and see "Polyhymnia"
Some highlights included in the 3½ hour tour:
About 2½ hours long or a 3½ hour version
- Landmark wood frame homes from the mid 19th century
- A Neo Federal Urban Complex of 3 landmark mansions
- Virginia Graham Vanderbilt Mansion
- William Goodley and Florence Baker Loew Mansion
- "Night Presence IV" by Louise Nevelson
- the block & address where the Marx Brothers lived and more
Meet At: Northwest Corner of E. 97 St. & 5 Ave.
The walking tour is given by Alfred Pommer a college graduate, an author,
#6 train to E. 96 St./Lexington Ave.
an informative native New Yorker and a Licensed New York City Guide, who has spent over 25 years
researching, creating and leading walking tours in Manhattan's many diverse neighborhoods.
And he has written four Manhattan guide books published by The History Press and Arcadia Publishing.
"Exploring Gramercy Park and Union Square" "Exploring Manhattan's Murray Hill" "Exploring New York's SoHo"
& "Exploring the Original West Village" This is a link to Alfred Pommer's author page at amazon.com
Interested in a Private Walking Tour" ?
Call: (212) 979-2388 for details www.nycwalk.com nycslideshows.com
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