From rural outpost to what is now one of northern Manhattan's most desirable neighborhoods, Hamilton Heights is named after Alexander Hamilton, one of America's founding fathers. Explore this historic district which features lush, tree-lined streets, turn-of-the-century architecture, religious edifices, and historic sites.
On this 2-hour walking tour of Hamilton Heights Historic District you will learn about development of area and see impressive exteriors of 19th century row houses and institutions. View neo-Gothic landmark City University of New York campus and visit the Hamilton Grange, Alexander Hamilton's summer home. You'll also see former residences of some of Harlem's notable residents associated with Jazz and the Harlem Renaissance.