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MAS tours are designed to help our fellow New Yorkers and out-of-town visitors better understand our built environment, appreciate what has been saved, learn about what has been lost, and get the inside scoop on what's to come. Unless otherwise noted, most tours last approximately two hours and proceed rain or shine. All tour ticket sales are final and there are no refunds, exchanges, or credits, so be sure the tour you choose works for your schedule.

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grand central terminal, new york city
Official Guided Tour of Grand Central Terminal
This 75-minute tour, led by MAS docents, highlights the history, architecture and operation of the world’s largest train terminal.

$25 Adults / $20 MAS Members, seniors, students, children under 10 & same-day Metro North riders. Group rates are available. Review our FAQ for more information.

Offered every day at 12:30, except for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

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1 Tour Gift Certificate
Gift certificates are available for MAS tours! Let our award-winning guides take your friends and family on a tour that shows what makes New York, New York. $30 / $20 Members. Give the gift of a MAS tour!

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2016 12/10 Saturday - Bedford Stuyvesant
2:00 PM Explore the newly designated Bedford Historic District with tour guides Suzanne Spellen, writer and architectural historian, aka columnist "Montrose Morris" on Brownstoner.com, and Morgan Munsey, architect, historian, and expert on the architecture of Bedford Stuyvesant; focusing on Hancock Street and the surrounding blocks comprising the heart of Bedford. Tour goers will see works from some of Brooklyn's finest architects; their rowhouses, apartment buildings, mansions, schools and churches. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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Click here for more information about 2016 12/10 Saturday - Sold Out! Decked Out on Park: Deco-Era Lobbies and NY Glamour
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2016 12/10 Saturday - Sold Out! Decked Out on Park: Deco-Era Lobbies and NY Glamour
2:00 PM Step off the sidewalk and back in time to the glamorous twenties. Explore the backdrop of that romantic and high living era by joining tour guide Deborah Zelcer to view magnificent period lobbies in buildings on or near Park Avenue including the Waldorf=Astoria, the Fred F. French Building, the exuberant Chanin building, and the iconic Chrysler building. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

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2016 12/11 Sunday - Dyker Heights Christmas Lights
5:30 PM Brooklyn's Dyker Heights has become world famous for the elaborate, quirky, theatrical, and over-the-top Christmas lights and holiday figures outside substantial, sometimes sprawling private homes. Walk to and through the festivities with guide and journalist Norman Oder, getting a sense of the broader neighborhood, with its down-home shopping street and hints of its early 20th-century origins. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

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2016 12/11 Sunday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

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2016 12/16 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

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Click here for more information about 2016 12/17 Saturday - Christmastime in Little Italy on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx
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2016 12/17 Saturday - Christmastime in Little Italy on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx
2:00 PM Join guide Alexandra Maruri to explore the history of this vibrant Bronx neighborhood and warm up from the cold with visits to long-standing neighborhood delis, pastry shops, restaurants, the Arthur Avenue Market and more. Many of the area's businesses have been family owned and operated for generations. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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2016 12/17 Saturday - Lower Broadway in the 1850s
10:00 AM This tour with popular Jane's Walk leader and MAS Grand Central docent Jason Stein will take us along Broadway through SoHo down to St. Paul's Chapel at Fulton Street. Along the way we'll see City Hall and point out areas of interest from the 1850's to present day. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

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2016 12/17 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

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2016 12/17 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

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2016 12/18 Sunday - Downtown Connections
11:00 AM Join Joe Svehlak to learn about the continuing struggle to keep Downtown Manhattan connected to its multi-layered history during this time of much redevelopment. Above ground we'll view sites connected with preservation gains and losses, including the nation's first memorial, and New York's first Roman Catholic parish. Underground we'll be walking various subway passages, we'll see major Arts for Transit projects that highlight the area's diverse history. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2016 12/18 Sunday - Sold Out: New York in the Time of Washington Irving
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2016 12/18 Sunday - Sold Out: New York in the Time of Washington Irving
2:00 PM Join guide Francis Morrone for a tour about what the city was like in the 1830s and 1840s, about Wahington Irving's life in the city, and about the people he knew, especially John Jacob Astor, America's richest man. In addition, we will discuss Irving's role in the invention of the modern Christmas. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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2016 12/18 Sunday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

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2016 12/23 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday and Saturday starting at 12:30PM. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

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Click here for more information about 2016 12/25 Sunday - Christmas Day in Rockefeller Center
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2016 12/25 Sunday - Christmas Day in Rockefeller Center
10:00 AM Join architectural historian Anthony W. Robins for this popular annual Christmas Day tour of Rockefeller Center, the private real estate venture that has evolved into the public square of midtown Manhattan and an urban wonderland during the holiday season. Discover the surprising history, remarkable art and stunning architecture of the development conceived as a new home for the Metropolitan Opera, but built instead as Radio City. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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2016 12/30 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday and Saturday starting at 12:30PM. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

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2016 12/31 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members December Special: Buy one ticket, get one free!

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Click here for more information about 2017 01/06 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
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2017 01/06 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 01/07 Saturday - New! Inspired Madness: Nikola Tesla in New York
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2017 01/07 Saturday - New! Inspired Madness: Nikola Tesla in New York
1:00 PM On the anniversary of his death, join tour guide Deborah Zelcer to prowl the local haunts of the mad genius Nikola Tesla. Tesla brought us the induction motor, current wars, power distribution, a deluge of patents, and a fantastic deserted monument designed by the eminent architect Stanford White. Follow the footsteps of this eccentric and colorful resident who left a "charged" impression on our fair city. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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2017 01/07 Saturday - Rosehill in Manhattan
1:00 PM The neighborhood of Rosehill in Manhattan, wedged between Gramercy, Murray Hill, and Flatiron, is often referred to erroneously as Midtown East or Gramercy Park North. According to lore, the name Rosehill dates to 1746 when British farmer John Watts bought 131 acres of land extending from Broadway to the East River between 21st and 30th Streets. Join urban planner Laurence Frommer as we examine the true identity of this neighborhood. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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2017 01/07 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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2017 01/07 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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Click here for more information about 2017 01/08 Sunday - Art Deco Interiors
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2017 01/08 Sunday - Art Deco Interiors
2:00 PM On this tour with Anthony W. Robins, author of the forthcoming "New York Art Deco: A Guide to Gotham's Jazz Age Architecture", we'll visit the publicly accessible interiors of several Art Deco marvels: the Daily News Building, the Chrysler Building, the General Electric Building, and the Waldorf-Astoria. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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Click here for more information about 2017 01/08 Sunday - New! The Grand Central District: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
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2017 01/08 Sunday - New! The Grand Central District: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
2:00 PM The area surrounding Grand Central Terminal is poised for big changes as the city moves to rezone 73 blocks of East Midtown. This walk with Francis Morrone, will look at the original Grand Central air rights development of the 1910s and 1920s, and what rezoning means for the neighborhood. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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2017 01/08 Sunday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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Click here for more information about 2017 01/13 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
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2017 01/13 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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Click here for more information about 2017 01/14 Saturday - New! Private Clubs of Midtown
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2017 01/14 Saturday - New! Private Clubs of Midtown
11:00 AM Private social clubs are some of the most impressive and least-known landmarks in Manhattan. Places of sociability and friendship, privilege and gossip, the history of these grand edifices has often by consciously hidden from the public eye. Join Matt Postal to see some of midtown's finest examples, including the Union League, the Century Association, and the New York Yacht Club. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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2017 01/14 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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2017 01/14 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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Click here for more information about 2017 01/15 Sunday - New! Exploring East New York
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2017 01/15 Sunday - New! Exploring East New York
12:00 PM Join Zulmilena Then and Farrah Lafontant of Preserving East New York (PENY), a group recently formed to protect the architectural treasures of the Brooklyn neighborhood, on an exploration of the historic and cultural gems that makes this community a vibrant and special place. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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2017 01/15 Sunday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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2017 01/20 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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Click here for more information about 2017 01/21 Saturday - New! Exploring South Street Seaport
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2017 01/21 Saturday - New! Exploring South Street Seaport
12:00 PM Home to some of the oldest standing structures in Manhattan, the buildings of the Seaport have a big story to tell. Come discover the treasures of the South Street Seaport District with the South Street Seaport Museum's historian William Roka on this special guided tour. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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2017 01/21 Saturday - New! In the 80s: Post-Modern Midtown
11:00 AM From the telescoping "Lipstick" Building to the once-whistling dome that crowns City Spire, this walking tour with Matt Postal examines high-rise architecture in the era of Ronald Reagan, including Post-Modern designs by such architects as Helmut Jahn, Philip Johnson, Kevin Roche and Der Scutt. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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Click here for more information about 2017 01/21 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
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2017 01/21 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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2017 01/21 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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Click here for more information about 2017 01/22 Sunday - Edith Wharton's New York
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2017 01/22 Sunday - Edith Wharton's New York
2:00 PM Join Francis Morrone to explore the neighborhoods -- Madison Square and Gramercy Park -- in which novelist Edith Wharton spent her formative years, and where she set several of her most important fictions, including "The Age of Innocence," "New Year's Day," and "The Old Maid." Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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2017 01/22 Sunday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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Click here for more information about 2017 01/27 Friday - Steinway & Sons Piano Factory Tour
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2017 01/27 Friday - Steinway & Sons Piano Factory Tour
9:15 AM The Steinway Factory Tour has a waiting list that usually stretches for many months or even years but we have arranged a special guided tour. Join tour guide Bob Singleton and get an up-close-and-personal tour of the famed Steinway Factory where the world's most renowned pianos are made. Guests must wear provided goggles and must wear close-toed shoes. This tour is not ADA accessible. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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2017 01/27 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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Click here for more information about 2017 01/28 Saturday - New! Grafitti and Street Art:  SoHo and the Lower East Side
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2017 01/28 Saturday - New! Grafitti and Street Art: SoHo and the Lower East Side
1:00 PM Join former street artist Patrick Waldo as we decode the tags and murals found all over New York City's streets. A close examination of not only what to look for, but how to look for it, will showcase the exciting work on display in public view. We will break down the terminology, methods, and materials used so that participants can walk the streets of NYC with a newfound appreciation and understanding of the art form. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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Click here for more information about 2017 01/28 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
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2017 01/28 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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2017 01/28 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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Click here for more information about 2017 01/29 Sunday - New! Jewish Harlem
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2017 01/29 Sunday - New! Jewish Harlem
1:00 PM This tour with Joyce Gold explores what was once the third largest Jewish settlement in the world, with more than 100,000 Jews. Why did Jewish New Yorkers move to Harlem? What was their reception? How did they keep the children within the fold? Are any synagogues still active in Harlem? Find out! Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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2017 01/29 Sunday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

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Click here for more information about 2017 02/03 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
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2017 02/03 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday,Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/04 Saturday - Exploring The Explorers Club
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2017 02/04 Saturday - Exploring The Explorers Club
11:00 AM The Explorers Club promotes the scientific exploration of land, sea, air, and space by supporting research and education in the physical, natural and biological sciences. The Club's members have been responsible for an illustrious series of famous firsts. Headquartered in a stately Upper East Side townhouse with an interesting history of its own, curator Lacey Flint leads this tour. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/04 Saturday - New! Black History in the South Village
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2017 02/04 Saturday - New! Black History in the South Village
1:00 PM The South Village's "Little Africa" community was the largest African-American settlement in New York for much of the 19th century. Join urban planner and preservationist Laurence Frommer to see how African Americans shaped the Village and the Village shaped the city. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/04 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
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2017 02/04 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/04 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
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2017 02/04 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/05 Sunday - Art Deco Interiors
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2017 02/05 Sunday - Art Deco Interiors
2:00 PM On this tour with Anthony W. Robins, author of the forthcoming "New York Art Deco: A Guide to Gotham's Jazz Age Architecture", we'll visit the publicly accessible interiors of several Art Deco marvels: the Daily News Building, the Chrysler Building, the General Electric Building, and the Waldorf-Astoria. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/05 Sunday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
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2017 02/05 Sunday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/10 Friday - Steinway & Sons Piano Factory Tour
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2017 02/10 Friday - Steinway & Sons Piano Factory Tour
9:15 AM The Steinway Factory Tour has a waiting list that usually stretches for many months or even years but we have arranged a special guided tour. Join tour guide Bob Singleton and get an up-close-and-personal tour of the famed Steinway Factory where the world's most renowned pianos are made. Guests must wear provided goggles and must wear close-toed shoes. This tour is not ADA accessible. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/10 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
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2017 02/10 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/11 Saturday - New! Civil War History Tour
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2017 02/11 Saturday - New! Civil War History Tour
1:00 PM During the Civil War, escalating ethnic and class tensions culminated in the draft riots, which tore the city apart. New York City played a crucial role in winning the war, as shipbuilders, manufacturers, newspapers, and philanthropists supported the Northern cause. There are many notable locations from Cooper Union to Union Square that relate to the Civil War, as tour guide Joyce Gold will reveal. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/11 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
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2017 02/11 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/11 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
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2017 02/11 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/12 Sunday - Sold Out - New! New York in the Time of George Washington and Alexander Hamilton
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2017 02/12 Sunday - Sold Out - New! New York in the Time of George Washington and Alexander Hamilton
2:00 PM The old saw is that George Washington was our first president, and Alexander Hamilton was our first prime minister. Celebrate Washington's birthday (February 22) and Hamilton's birthday (January 11) with a walk through their old stomping ground of lower Manhattan with Francis Morrone. See how much of Broadway's smash hit "Hamilton" can still be read out of the streets of lower Manhattan. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/12 Sunday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
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2017 02/12 Sunday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/17 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
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2017 02/17 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/18 Saturday - New! A Private Guided Tour of the Merchant's House Museum
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2017 02/18 Saturday - New! A Private Guided Tour of the Merchant's House Museum
11:00 AM The Merchant's House was built in 1832 and is furnished with the family's original possessions furniture, decorative objects, household goods, books, even their clothing. You'll see how a wealthy family lived in mid-19th century New York. There are several staircases and no elevators in the Merchant's House. This tour is limited to 20 attendees. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/18 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
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2017 02/18 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/18 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
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2017 02/18 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/19 Sunday - German Immigration in the East Village
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2017 02/19 Sunday - German Immigration in the East Village
11:00 AM In the mid-1800s a large immigrant population from what is now Germany settled on the lower east side of Manhattan, in what is now known as the East Village. At one point, New York had the 3rd largest German-speaking population in the world, after Berlin and Vienna. Join MAS's own Ted Mineau for a walking tour of some of the architectural treasures that remain from Kleindeutschland ("Little Germany") and learn more about this often-overlooked immmigrant group, their influences on New York, and what became of them. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/19 Sunday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
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2017 02/19 Sunday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/24 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
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2017 02/24 Friday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/25 Saturday - New! Grafitti & Street Art: East Village
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2017 02/25 Saturday - New! Grafitti & Street Art: East Village
2:00 PM Join former street artist Patrick Waldo as we decode the tags and murals found all over New York City's streets. A close examination of not only what to look for, but how to look for it, will showcase the exciting work on display in public view. We will break down the terminology, methods, and materials used so that participants can walk the streets of NYC with a newfound appreciation and understanding of the art form. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/25 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
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2017 02/25 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/25 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
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2017 02/25 Saturday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 12:30 PM
12: 30 PM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/25 Saturday - Worship Around the Park
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2017 02/25 Saturday - Worship Around the Park
2:00 PM Join tour guide Deborah Zelcer to visit current or former religious sanctuaries of architectural interest on or near Central Park West. We will focus on movements that originated or proliferated in the United States. What better time to view architecturally noteworthy houses of worship than the colder weather? Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/26 Sunday - A Winter Walk in Central Park
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2017 02/26 Sunday - A Winter Walk in Central Park
2:00 PM Winter is the time to see the park with bare-limbed trees etching beautiful patterns against the sky. Central Park, in its early years, was more popular in the winter than in the other seasons, largely because of the extraordinary 19th-century popularity of ice skating. This walk through the park's southeastern quadrant with Francis Morrone will seek to evoke those days. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00 

Click here for more information about 2017 02/26 Sunday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
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2017 02/26 Sunday - Tour34: Empire to Penn 10:30 AM
10: 30 AM The Municipal Art Society of New York and the 34th Street Partnership are proud to present Tour34: Empire to Penn, a walking tour of the revitalized West Midtown neighborhood. From railroads to retail, hotels to newspapers, and sidewalks to skyscrapers, our expertly-trained docents will lead you on an exploration of the history and unfolding future of this bustling hub of transportation and commerce. Tour-goers will learn firsthand the latest plans to reimagine this historic neighborhood, with ideas for transforming Penn Station to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding West Side. This 90-minute tour is held every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Cost: $30 / $20 Members

$30.00