Walking Tours of Historic Murray Hill - various times
The Murray Hill Neighborhood Association
The Preservation and Design Committee
Date / Time
Saturday, June 3, 2017
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Description1-hour walking tours will take place all afternoon at the Murray Hill Street Fair, starting at noon.
Come 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 New York City's Landmarks Law.
Who Should AttendOpen to MHNA members and the public
Procedures/DirectionsStop by The Murray Hill Neighborhood Association's Preservation & Design table at the Street Fair to sign up.