Walking Tour of Historic Murray Hill


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Walking Tour of Historic Murray Hill

 

Organized by

The Murray Hill Neighborhood Association
Inquiries / Information
P.O. Box 1897
New York, NY 10156-1897
212-886-5867 (voice)
info@murrayhillnyc.org (email)

Date / Time

Sunday, November 28, 2021
1:45 PM to 3:15 PM

Description

*** THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT***

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 historic Murray Hill neighborhood is from 34th Street to 42nd Street and from Madison Avenue to Third Avenue.

This program is part of NYC Landmarks55+ Alliance, the multi-year celebration of the New York City's Landmarks Law.

Your tour guide will be Robin Garr.

Reserve your spot now, there will be a maximum of 10 people on this tour. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing while on the tour.

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.

Who Should Attend

Open to MHNA members and the public.

Procedures/Directions

We will contact you the morning of the event if the weather seems questionable.

Venue

Meet at 37th Street & Park Avenue
(45 Park Avenue)

Join The Murray Hill Neighborhood Association

Be involved in the preservation, beautification and improvement of this very special neighborhood, and receive discounts at some of the finest Murray Hill restaurants and merchants.


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