Tour 13: Big Onion: The Upper East Side

Saturday, January 3, 2015: 10:30 AM-2:00 PM
Americas Hall I (New York Hilton, Third Floor)

Tour leader: A graduate student, historian, guide from Big Onion Walking Tours

Explore one of the most luxurious neighborhoods in the world as we delve into the personalities, scandals, and institutions that have made it so legendary. Our tour will include a visit inside one of New York’s most significant historic galleries and landmarked townhouses. Stops could include the Park Avenue Armory, the Frick Mansion, and sites associated with Richard Morris Hunt, Alexander Calder, and Stanford White, as well as the Morgan, Tiffany, Vanderbilt, and Houdini families.

Please note: There are no stairs on this tour. We will walk approximately 1.5 miles, at a moderate pace, during the two-hour tour.

Limit: 25 people. $20 members, $25 nonmembers, $15 students

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