This intimate two hour tour explores Harlem, one of New York City’s most famous neighbors! In an effort to meet visitor interest in Harlem’s evolving renaissance, this tour focuses on its architectural styles, history and people. Lead by a Harlem based scholar in architectural history, you will see some of the most distinguished theaters, religious and residential architecture in the city.
The area’s architectural styles and cultural history includes some of the most distinguished theater, religious and residential architecture in the city. In the distinguished building were famous and distinguished people for example Bill Bojangles Robinson, Billy Strayhorn, Alexander Hamilton, Maya Angelou, Kareem Abdul-Jabba and so many more. Few know for example, that Harlem was once the third largest Jewish community in the world and the tour will explore how that history converges with that of the Harlem’s African America residents. The neighborhood of Harlem of all places, was once home to synagogues and theaters where a Jewish past is revealed.
Gain an understanding of Harlem’s culture, conveyed through navigating its wide streets and exploring its beautiful and magnificent architecture, much of it dating back to the 19th Century.
Please note in your reservation if your group would like to add dining before or after this tour. Breakfast, lunch or dinner options are available for an additional charge.
Montefiore Park (details provided on voucher)
11:00am Please arrive about 10 minutes early, as tours start right on time
You will not end the tour in the same location. You will end the tour close to 125th and Lenox Avenue in Central Harlem.
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund