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NYC: Around Manhattan Official NYC Architecture Cruise

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Step aboard the teak decks of an elegant 1920's-style yacht, for an educational architecture tour hosted by architects and members of the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter (AIANY).

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Highlights

  • Examine the visionary development of NYC's 6th borough: the Waterfront
  • Learn about One World Trade Center Memorial and Manhattan's waterside memorials
  • Learn all about Manhattan's 'Starchitecture' like Frank Gehry's 8 Spruce Street
  • See Manhattan's classic icons like the Woolworth Building and Brooklyn Bridge
  • Learn about postwar urban renewal and public housing along the East River

Description

Step aboard the decks of an elegant 1920's-style yacht, for an educational architecture tour around Manhattan, hosted by architects and members of the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter (AIANY). Enjoy your trip through the Hudson, East, and Harlem rivers from the air-conditioned observatory, or wander to the outer decks for fresh air and sunlight. Circumnavigate the island of Manhattan, passing under all 18 bridges, while taking in the sites and architecture. Examine the visionary development of the waterfront memorials, get an update on the One World Trade Center, Downtown 'Starchitecture', Jean Nouvel's 100 Eleventh Ave. condos, and classic icons of lower Manhattan like the Woolworth Building, Wall Street's art deco spires, and the Brooklyn Bridge. Marvel at New York's great engineering feats, such as the Harlem River's bridges: swing, lift, and fixed-span. Hear the story of postwar urban renewal and public housing along the East River and much more.

Includes

Yacht cruise Professional guides One drink

Important Information

  • Children must be at least 12 years old to join the tour Only animals that perform a manual task to assist a person are permitted onboard. Emotional support animals and pets are not permitted You must coordinate with the operator in advance if assistance is required for boarding or if you have any questions about general accessibility. Accessibility varies by boat Food selections are available for purchase onboard Select departures on Friday afternoons will focus on Climate Change in and around New York City. Please reach out to the operator directly for questions on the tour theme. During Climate Week, the week of September 17, 2023, we have added extra tours that focus on Climate Change in and around New York City. Please reach out to the operator directly with questions on the focus of your selected departure time.

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