Walking Tour of Historic Murray Hill
The Murray Hill Neighborhood Association
The Preservation and Design Committee
Date / Time
Sunday, March 26, 2017
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
DescriptionCome walk around Historic Murray Hill with a knowledgeable guide and learn about its many historic landmarks, including the Union League Club, The Morgan Library, the Polish Consulate and others. The tour also features information about the well-known architects who designed them, including Hoppin & Koen, Horace Trumbauer, C.P.H. Gilbert, Stanford White, Emery Roth and Fred French.
Hear about the famous people who once called this neighborhood home, including Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan and Andy Warhol. Find out how Mary Murray distracted the British General Howe to allow the American army to escape during the American Revolution.
Tour guides will focus on the unique architectural qualities of the buildings as well as the historic evolution of the neighborhood and its preservation as a residential oasis in Midtown Manhattan.
The Murray Hill neighborhood is from 34th Street to 42nd Street and from Madison Avenue to Third Avenue.
This program is part of NYC Landmarks50 Alliance, the multi-year celebration of the 50th anniversary of New York City's Landmarks Law.
Walking tours will be offered the last Sunday of every month through November.
We will contact you the morning of the event if the weather seems questionable.
Sponsored by Eneslow Shoes & Orthotics at 470 Park Avenue South @ 32nd Street.
Eneslow will offer a special 15% discount on the day of tour.
Who Should AttendOpen to the public
Free for new MHNA members who have joined since July 2016 (one time per member).
Procedures/DirectionsPlease register online.