Secrets of Riverside Drive Tour

Secrets of Riverside Drive Tour

Tour Highlights

  • Visit famous monuments such as Grant’s Tomb and Soldiers and Sailors Monument as well as the subtle yet powerful Fireman’s Memorial
  • Learn the story of the statue of Joan of Arc and how she became the first female historical figure to have a statue in New York
  • Stop at the homes of real celebrities like Babe Ruth, Duke Ellington, Marion Davies and historical figures like J. Robert Oppenheimer
  • Learn about the tallest building on Riverside Drive and spot one of the narrowest buildings in New York City
  • Explore how the show locations of Will and Grace and The Marvelous
    Ms. Maisel highlighted the life of apartment living

About This Tour:

Riverside Drive strove to prove that lightning could strike twice in providing a Fifth Avenue like throughfare to the Upper West Side. Planned during the Gilded Age, with mansions and beautiful parks that matured during The City Beautiful with statues, monuments and gorgeous pre-war apartments, Riverside Drive has a lot of secrets that most New Yorkers even Upper West Siders are not aware of.

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