On this members-only Untapped Cities Insiders tour of New York City’s City Hall, go inside one of the oldest continuously used City Halls in the nation on a tour led by the Public Design Commission. New York’s City Hall is considered one of the finest architectural achievements of its period. Constructed from 1803 to 1812, the building was an early expression of the City’s cosmopolitanism. City Hall is a designated New York City landmark, and its rotunda is a designated interior landmark as well.

DATE: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM. Guests must arrive 15 minutes before the tour to go through City Hall security.

PRICE: FREE for Untapped Cities Insiders!

CAPACITY: 20 guests. Spots allocated on a first come, first served basis.

REGISTRATION: Opens Tuesday, September 4th at 12 PM EST


  • Learn about the building’s history, art, architecture, and civic function on this tour led by New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission Director of Research Mary Beth Betts
  • Access places inside City Hall including the landmarked rotunda and City Council Chamber
  • Step inside the Governor’s Room, a reception room that houses the City Hall Portrait Collection and historic furnishing, including a desk used by George Washington

HOW TO BOOK: This is a members-only tour for Untapped Cities Insiders.

If you are already an Untapped Cities Insider, log in to your account, and sign up for this tour on this page when registration opens on 9/4 at 12 PM EST.

If you are not an Untapped Cities Insider yet, join today and register for this tour on this page when tickets go live on 9/4 at 12 PM EST.

If you don’t see a “Book Now” button on this page, it means you are not logged in as an Untapped Cities Insider and/or registration has not opened yet.

Tickets are limited to one per member, unless the member is an Explorer level member and can bring a guest. Tickets are non transferable and your membership must be active when the tour takes place. Each booking will be verified to ensure each guest is a member. 

Please be courteous of your fellow Insiders – if you are no longer able to make a tour but have ticket(s), let us know at insiders@untappedcities.com so we can release those spots to other members. We hope you are as excited as we are about this experience and hope you can join us!

See our full list of Untapped Cities Insiders Tours and our upcoming Public Tours.