The Short Midtown Architectural Walking Tour
Architecture - History - Interesting Pictures and Stories
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This three hour walking tour covers a section of Midtown Manhattan that contains a number of landmark buildings
with a selection of historic and anti historic architectural styles more diverse than any other part of Manhattan.
Also Included are, some of the area's history, interesting pictures and stories that help join us with the area's past.

This Walking Tour of the Past and Present Features:

A walk in Midtown with landmark examples of Art Deco, Modern, Post Modern.
Also an example of Brutalism in a New York skyscraper.
Mixed with landmark examples of: neo-Georgian, neo-Tudor, Romanesque Revival, neo-Moorish / Islamic Revival, neo-Federal styles
along with a landmark example the 16th Century Italian Renaissance Palace style of architecture.
We will see buildings by such well knwon modern architects as: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Walter Gropius, Gordon Bunshaft.
Also a Post Modern skyscraper by Philip Johnson
And to Make the mix more interesting will see a Historically styled skyscraper.

For the two hour walking tour each participant is given an itinerary with over 19 stops
which include 12 New York City landmarks & 5 national landmarks
The charge for the three hour tour (29 stops) is $180.
All stops are fully discussed.

This Walking Tour of Midtown's Past and Present Features: