The Highlights of Midtown Architectural Tour in New York, NY

Inside Out ToursUnited Nations building near Ralph Bunch ParkNew York, NY 10004
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Overview

Midtown is bursting with exceptional architecture. Considering the great history of the city, guests will have the opportunity to see a wealth of 20th-century architecture and discover the immense detail involved with each structure. Tour highlights include the United Nations Building, Tudor City, the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Station, and other architectural masterpieces.

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This tour will feature viewing the major monuments of 20th-century American architecture and exploring the history of the communities in the Midtown area. We will also view the interiors of some of these monuments.

Tour Highlights include: the hidden residential enclave Tudor City, the United Nations Building, the Ford Foundation Building, the Chanin Building, the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal, Carrère and Hastings' New York Public Library and the Daily News Building.

Tour Duration: 3 HOURS
Tour Distance: 1 MI / 1.5 KM
Tour Time: 11:00 AM Tuesdays

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Our guides on both the Harlem Tour and the Underground Railroad were very good guides. They knew their tour inside and out. The meeting point was precise and the duration of the tours matched the booking. Very well organized.
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Reviewed May 20, 2018 NEW
Our guide was very knowledgeable of the historic locations in New York and the history surrounding Slavery. He was able to answer questions that was asked be it an adult or a child. I learned a lot and would highly recommend the tour if you are in New York.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Highlights of Midtown Architectural Tour

How long is the tour?
Tours are approximately 3 hours long.

When are tours available?
From April 1st to October 31st, tours are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11am. In November, December, and March, tours are available every Tuesday at 11am. Tours are also available in Spanish on Tuesdays at 11am from April to October.

Where does the tour begin?

All guests should meet across the street from the United Nations at 42nd and 1st Avenue.

What should I wear?
Comfortable, weather appropriate clothing is recommended.

What are the age restrictions for this tour?
Children are allowed to accompany their parents or guardians on this tour. However, due to the length of this tour, it is recommended that parents make a decision as to whether the tour is appropriate for their children.

Can I bring my camera?
Yes, you may bring a camera for pictures.

Where am I allowed to shop while on the tour?
The tour provides guests time to shop in Bronx’s Little Italy.

Will the tour operate if it rains?

Yes. Tours are rain or shine and all guests should dress appropriately for the weather conditions. In cases of severe weather on the day of your tour, the tour will be canceled and guests will be provided a full refund.

What is the cancellation policy?

Any cancellations made by the listed cancellation date will receive a FULL REFUND with absolutely NO CANCELLATION FEES. Any reservations past the cancellation date cannot be changed or canceled.