Stretching from the East River to the Hudson River and cutting through the heart of Manhattan, 42nd Street features major monuments of American 20th-century architecture.
Your tour starts in Times Square where your guide will give you a history of Manhattan and the evolution of the skyscraper. We'll see 1 Times Square & "The Ball" that drops for millions of revelers on New Year's Eve.
Three buildings over 1000 feet tall are on 42nd St. and you'll see them all. In addition to the New Times Building there is the Art Deco Chrysler Building and the Bank of America Tower.
Your guide will take you inside Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, giving you the history of both and quaint, unknown stories. You'll also see'the United Nations complex.
Your tour includes the'services of a devoted private tour guide who not only loves NYC but loves sharing this great city's treasures with visitors. None of the marvelous and awe-inspiring sites you'll see on this tour charge admission. For your convenience, your guide also has a hotspot installed on their mobile device so your tour comes with free Wi-Fi too!
This is a walking tour conducted all outdoors. Tour will occur tour rain or shine. If transit is needed we take the NYC Subway system.'Public transportation and any items or purchases of a personal nature are your responsibility. Your sightseeing includes:
Times Square - One Time Square & "The Ball" - ABC News Studios - Paramount Theatre - New York Times Building (1046 feet tall!) - Bank of America Tower (1200 feet tall!!)
New York Public Library Main Branch - Bryant Park - The Lions guarding the entrance, where movies such as "Ghostbusters", "Day After Tomorrow" and "Sex In the City" were shot - Beaux-Arts Stephen A. Schwarzman Building - The Rose Reading Room
Grand Central Terminal - The Whispering Corner - Main Concourse - The Vanderbilt Room
The Chrysler Building, The Ford Foundation Building and The United Nations