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It all started with Minor Bishop, preservationist, architect, former trustee of The Murray Hill Neighborhood Association, and leader of the original Murray Hill walking tour. When the Preservation & Design Committee decided to make a new film of the walking tour, it was only natural to dedicate the film to Minor, who passed away earlier this year.
Led by professional tour guide and P & D member Robin Garr, with 7 participating tour members, this film shows spectacular footage of our historic neighborhood. Vintage photos are interspersed with historical and architectural commentary that accompany Robin’s talk about each of the landmarked buildings.
The film premiere of the new Walking Tour of Historic Murray Hill was held on Saturday, November 2nd at the Bowdoin Carriage House, a NYC landmark, now the Henry George School of Social Science. DVD’s of the film can be purchased at murrayhillnyc.org/dvd.
Photo: Robin Garr, tour guide in the new walking tour film, speaking at the Film Premiere event at the Bowdoin Carriage House , a NYC landmark, now the Henry George School of Social Science.