NYC Five Boro Tours

Grand Central Midtown East Tour

 

EXPLORE MIDTOWN EAST STARTING AT HISTORIC GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL.    WALK PAST  THESE LOCATIONS...

 
Grand Central Terminal

  • History
  • “Terminal City” – Hotels; Helmsley Building
  • PanAm Building
  • Preservation and Jaqueline Kennedy
  • Constellations and ‘whispering gallery’

 

Chrysler Building

Tudor City

Ford Foundation atrium

United Nations area - Isaiah Wall, ‎Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

Waldorf-Astoria Hotel and FDR’s secret platform

St. Bartholomew’s Church

432 Park Ave. - Tallest apartment building in the Western Hemisphere

Seagram’s Building, Lever House, and ‘International’ architecture

Lipstick Building

Citicorp Center

Other important architectural landmarks

  • Graybar Building (Lexington)
  • Mobil Oil Building (150 East 42)
  • Daily News Building (220 East 42)
  • Pfizer Building (235 East 42)
  • 655 3 Avenue (last Automat)
  • 845 1 Avenue (Trump World Tower)
  • 1916 zoning ‘step back’ architecture
  • Hospital Row on 1st Ave – Bellevue,NYU,VA

    

 

 

At the end of the walk, have lunch at one of the many eateries in the area around East 53 St and 3 Avenue.

 

 

Google maps - approximate route ...

            

 

Contact us at (click on phone number to call)

 

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