Home to charming row houses and grand mansions, the streets of Murray Hill’s historic districts are filled with architectural treasures. The Manhattan neighborhood boasts many historic landmarks, including the Union League Club, The Morgan Library, the Polish Consulate and others. On monthly tours given by The Murray Hill Neighborhood Association, participants learn the stories behind these impressive structures, the men who built them, like Stanford White and Emery Roth, and the people who lived in the neighborhood such as Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan and Andy Warhol. On this tour led by a licensed New York City tour guide and Murray Hill resident, discover 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. If you are an Untapped Cities Insider, you can attend this tour for free! Not a member yet? Become an Insider today to gain free access to behind-the-scenes tours and special events all year long!
DATE: Sunday, October 27th, 2019, 1:30PM-3:00PM
CAPACITY: 10 guests. Spots allocated on a first come, first served basis.
REGISTRATION: Opens Monday, October 14th, 2019 at 12PM EST
ABOUT YOUR GUIDE:
- Paula Thomson 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.
- Stop by Sniffen Court, a close-ended mews that was used as a location for an album cover for The Doors
- Learn the history of Murray Hill and how it got its name
- Discover the backstory of the neighborhood’s largest mansion which is now the Polish Consulate
- Admire the architecture of the neighborhoods charming streets