Walking Tour of Historic Murray Hill

Walking Tour of Historic Murray Hill

Organized by

The Murray Hill Neighborhood Association
Preservation & Design Committee
Murray Hill
New York, NY
212-689-6730 (voice)
preservation@murrayhillnyc.org (email)

Date / Time

Saturday, April 29, 2023
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM



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 many others. The tour also features information about the architects who designed them, including C.P.H. Gilbert, Stanford White, Emery Roth, Fred French and others.

Hear about the notable people who once called this neighborhood home, including Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan and others. Find out how Mary Murray distracted the British General Howe to allow the American army to escape during the American Revolution.

Your tour guide 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 tour covers the area from Madison to Third Avenue and 34th to 38th Street, and is both educational and entertaining. You will walk away with a new appreciation of this very special neighborhood.

Your tour guide will be Laurie Sexton.

Reserve your spot now, there will be a maximum of 12 people on this tour. The MHNA follows NYC Covid guidance.

The walking tour program is organized by The Murray Hill Neighborhood Association's Preservation & Design Committee. Funds collected for this program are used to support Murray Hill preservation. This program is part of NYC Landmarks55+ Alliance, the multi-year celebration of the New York City's Landmarks Law.

Who Should Attend

Open to MHNA members and the public.

Registration Fees



Meet at 37th Street & Park Avenue
(45 Park Avenue)
New York , NY
United States