SCHEDULE OF PUBLIC WALKING TOURS NYC — Winter/Spring 2014
For travel directions see www.hopstop.com

Public walking tours are generally 2 hrs. They run rain or shine.
Joyce Gold leads all public walking tours.
No reservations are needed. Fee is $20 per person; $15 for seniors 62+.

*Large-type version of the spring 2014 Public Tour Schedule available for viewing and pdf download.*

Joyce Goldphoto by Terese Loeb Kreuzer

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Façade of Grand Central Station in NYCApril 12   SATURDAY   1 - 3 PM   (see detailed info)
GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL —“CROSSROADS OF A MILLION PRIVATE LIVES”
Monument to movement, thrilling symbol of NYC’s commercial and intellectual energy.
MEET: Just inside GCT entrance at E 42nd St. and Park Ave. (under the overpass).  VIEW MAP

Men playing chess in Washington Square Park in NYC.April 19   SATURDAY   1 - 3 PM   (see detailed info)
THE FLAMBOYANT AND THE BOHEMIAN — GREENWICH VILLAGE AND HOW IT BECAME FAMOUS
Essentials of the Village—history, theater, culture, tragedy, architecture, and celebrated personalities.
MEET: Washington Sq. Arch, Fifth Ave. 1 block south of 8th St.  VIEW MAP

Historic illustration of a dramtic civil war battle.April 26   SATURDAY   1 - 3:15 PM   (see detailed info)
NEW YORK CITY AND THE CIVIL WAR
Terror reigned in the streets of New York when riots broke out all over the city protesting the draft. Yet manufacturing and finance thrived and aided the war effort.
MEET: Cooper Union, the brown Foundation Building entrance at the north end of the Cooper Square Park (7 E 7th St., btw 3rd & 4th Aves.).
VIEW MAP

May 4   SUNDAY   1 - 3 PM  
TRIBECA—NEW DIVERSITY FROM AN INDUSTRIAL PAST
This once gritty light-industrial district gives way to residential loft conversions and hot spots of food, film, and design artistry.
MEET: Duane Park, at Duane & Hudson Sts. Best subways: #1, 2, or 3 to Chambers St.; walk north on Hudson St. for 2 blocks.   VIEW MAP

Illustration of a wealthy man sitting beside a window on 5th ave in NYC.May 10   SATURDAY   1 - 3 PM   (see detailed info)
CRIMES OF THE FIFTH AVENUE GOLD COAST
Fraud, procuring, and murders most foul—all on the New York avenue “paved with gold.”
MEET: The Frick Collection, 1 E. 70th St. between Fifth & Madison Aves.   VIEW MAP

May 18   SUNDAY   1 - 3 PM   (see detailed info)
BROOKLYN BRIDGE — ROMANTIC PASSAGEWAY THAT JOINS TWO ISLANDS
An icon of architectural grace and strength.
MEET: City Hall Park fountain, Broadway & Park Place.   VIEW MAP

Highline park.May 21   WEDNESDAY   11 AM - 1 PM   (see detailed info)
HIGH LINE PARK ELEVATES THE CITY
The elevated freight railway now a remarkable park with slow steps, a lawn, and the Falcone Flyover.
MEET: Jeffrey NY (store), 449 W. 14th St. between Ninth & Tenth Aves.   VIEW MAP

Historic illustration of a dramtic civil war battle.May 25   SUNDAY   1 - 3:15 PM   (see detailed info)
NEW YORK CITY AND THE CIVIL WAR
Terror reigned in the streets of New York when riots broke out all over the city protesting the draft. Yet manufacturing and finance thrived and aided the war effort.
MEET: Cooper Union, the brown Foundation Building entrance at the north end of the Cooper Square Park (7 E 7th St., btw 3rd & 4th Aves.).   VIEW MAP

May 31   SATURDAY   1 - 3:30 PM   (see detailed info)
HARLEM HISTORY WALK
Sugar Hill, Strivers Row, the Schomberg Library, and Abyssinian Baptist Church— highlights of Harlem’s history and renaissance.
MEET: City College, 138th St. & Amsterdam Ave. Take #1 subway to 137th St. station; go to 138th St. & walk 1 block up the 138th St. hill.   VIEW MAP