New York City: Art Deco and Architecture Landmarks Tour

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Enjoy a 2.5-hour walking tour of midtown Manhattan with this small group tour. See landmarks like the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal, Rockefeller Center, and more. Learn the history of how the skyscraper age transformed cities.

Highlights

  • See the best of Midtown NYC's architectural landmarks
  • Make the most of your time in midtown by seeing numerous landmarks
  • Discover details of the most famous landmarks and some of the lesser-known treasures
  • Hear of the successes of the architectural preservation movement
  • Be shown numerous historic photos for context along the way

Description

Start your tour in beautiful Bryant Park and head off to explore the history of midtown and its many Art Deco architectural masterpieces, as well as other beautiful styles like Beaux-Arts. Hear about the origins of NYC's landmarking laws from your expert guide. Get a unique perspective on the Empire State Building. From there, travel up historic 42nd street where you will see numerous historic buildings. View several early, key Art Deco masterpieces including the gorgeous Chrysler Building, and many lesser-known landmarks with stunning decorative architecture. Admire a few stunningly preserved lobbies. Visit Grand Central Terminal, the world's largest train terminal, and one of NYC's most beautiful interior spaces. Journey up 5th avenue to see the guide's favorite Art Deco hidden treasure in midtown, before ending at Rockefeller Center.

Includes

Tour guide Small-group tour

Important Information

  • This tour takes place rain or shine, but will be cancelled due to severe weather

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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