The Upper East Side Millionaire's Mile Walking Tour 1
Architecture -- History -- Interesting Pictures and Stories

This walking tour focuses on the architecture and history of a part of a neighborhood once known as Millionares Mile
at the turn of the last century, and is today part of today's Upper East Side Historic District.
Included in the tour are some surviving mansions plus interesting pictures of bygone mansions and scenes form the past
along with stories that will help join us with the neighborhood's past.

A Walking Tour of Manhattan's Past and Present Features:

A walk through Grand Army Plaza and into the Upper East Side Historic District, up Fifth Ave. from 58 St. and
ending at: E. 65 St. & 5th Ave. for the 2½ hour tour - - or - - ending at: E. 71 St. & Madison Ave. for the 3½ hour tour
For the 2 hour tour each participant is given an itinerary with 14 stops that includes 7 New York City landmarks & 2 national landmarks
For the 2½ hour tour each participant is given an itinerary with 18 stops that include 8 New York City landmarks and 3 national landmarks
For the 3 hour tour each participant is given an itinerary with 23 stops including 10 New York City landmarks and 4 national landmarks.
For the 3½ hour toureach participant is given an itinerary with 29 stops including 12 New York City landmarks and 4 national landmarks.
All stops are fully discussed.

The 2 Hour Walking Tour Features:

The 2½ Hour Walking Tour Includes:

The 3 Hour Walking Also Tour Includes:

The 3½ Hour Walking Tour Includes:

  • The site of the George Gould Mansion and what it looked like at the turn of the last century
  • "Infantry Memorial - The 7th Regiment Monument" or "Doughboys Leaving Central Park"
  • Twin mansions on different streets and different owners
  • Find out about: Harry & Gertrude P. Whitney mansion home to "Little Gloria"
  • The site of the Josiah M. & Martha Fiske Mansion and what it looked like at the turn of the last century
  • Henry Clay Frick, his mansion, his museim and what was there before
  • Find out about James Lenox and the Lenox Library
  • The Frick Art Reference Library
  • East 70 Street Mansions (5 landmark mansions)
  • "The Richard Morris Hunt Memorial" and much more
  • About 2 hours or 2½ hours long or 3 hours long or the 3½ hour version
    Meet At: Northwest Corner of W. 59 St. & 5 Ave.

    The walking tour is given by Alfred Pommer a college graduate, an author,
    an informative native New Yorker and a Licensed New York City Guide, who has spent over 27 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

    Call: (212) 979-2388 for details   www.nycwalk.com    www.nycslideshows.com   E Mail Me

     


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