Tour of Strivers Row

Get a rare insight into this important and pioneering residential development and visit inside one of the Strivers Row townhouses

  • Tour Strivers Row with long-time resident and homeowner, amateur historian and Untapped New York Insider, Mark Satlof.

  • Learn about developer David H. King’s futuristic vision for the King Model Houses planned development. 

  • See the stately homes of famous musicians Eubie Blake and W.C. Handy, prominent and pioneering Black doctors and educators, New York’s first Black police officer Samuel Battle and many more luminaries.

  • Stroll through what is thought to be Manhattan’s only “Philadelphia-style” service alley.

About this Event:

On this tour led by Mark Satlof, a 22-year-resident of Strivers Row and an Untapped New York Insider himself, Insiders will get a rare insight into this important and pioneering residential development. As you enjoy a lovely guided stroll through the two blocks that comprise the St. Nicholas Historic District, you will learn how this unique micro-neighborhood arose, its history from 1892 through today, and hear about its distinguished and famous residents past and present. Enjoy the area’s restaurant scene and other attractions following your tour. 

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