Walking Tour of Historic Murray Hill
Warning, this event utilizes online registration with online payments but no prices exist.
The Murray Hill Neighborhood Association
The Preservation and Design Committee
Date / Time
Sunday, November 3, 2019
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Description** THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!** ** RAIN DATE EVENT ** 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.
Paula Thomson will be your tour guide. Paula has been a Murray Hill resident for 40 years. She was a graphic designer at the American Kennel Club, when it was located at 38th & Madison. A licensed NYC tour guide, she has worked the City Sights double-decker buses and instituted the monthly Murray Hill tours.
The historic 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.
Who Should AttendOpen to MHNA members and the public
Procedures/DirectionsWe will contact you the morning of the event if the weather seems questionable.
wagamama has a special offer for people who take the MHNA walking tour. Ask for a voucher when you take the tour. wagamama Murray Hill, 605 3rd Avenue at 39th Street.