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

Joyce Gold leads all public walking tours.
Tour duration is noted next to each tour listing.
No reservations are needed. Fee is $20 per person; $15 for seniors 62+.

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

Joyce Goldphoto by Terese Loeb Kreuzer

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Illustration of a wealthy man sitting beside a window on 5th ave in NYC.July 13   SUNDAY   1 to 3 PM   (see detailed info)
CRIMES OF THE FIFTH AVENUE GOLD COAST
Fraud, procuring, and murders most foul, all on the New York avenue of wealth and privilege.
MEET: The Frick Collection, 1 E. 70th St. between Fifth & Madison Aves.   » VIEW MAP

Grassy park land on Governer's Island.July 17   THURSDAY   10:30 AM to 1 PM   (see detailed info)
GOVERNORS ISLAND * additional $2/$1 for ferry tickets
Early 19th century forts and residences, wide-open lawns, and competitors vying to control its future—a short ferry ride from Lower Manhattan. Open only in summer.
MEET: Outside Gov. Island ferry building (light green,) 10 South St. in Manhattan, next to the Staten Island Ferry. Look for our yellow umbrella. Take #1 subway to South Ferry, or #4 or #5 to Bowling Green.  » VIEW MAP

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July 20   SUNDAY   1 to 3 PM   (see detailed info)
JEWISH COLONIAL MANHATTAN
In 1654, 23 Jewish men, women, and children arrived in Dutch New Amsterdam. Settling into their new life included adapting to restrictions imposed by the frontier town, and dealing with subsequent Jewish arrivals with traditions different from their own.
MEET: Museum of the American Indian, south side of Bowling Green, at foot of Broadway Best subway: #4 & 5 train to Bowling Green   » VIEW MAP

July 26   SATURDAY   1 to 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; walk to 138th St. then 1 block up the 138th St. hill.   » VIEW MAP

Men playing chess in Washington Square Park in NYC.August 1   FRIDAY   11 AM to 1 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

A street scene of historic harlem.August 3   SUNDAY   10 AM to 12 Noon   (see detailed info)
GANGS OF NEW YORK AND THE BLOODY FIVE POINTS
The infamous 19th century immigrant neighborhood of poverty, violence, and gangs.
MEET: The Bowery & Bayard St. (1 block south of Canal St.) northwest corner at Bank of America.   » VIEW MAP

August 9   SATURDAY   1 to 3 PM   (see detailed info)
FIFTH AVENUE GOLD COAST
Tycoons, Central Park, and great mansions created the New York avenue paved with gold.
MEET: The Frick Collection, 1 E. 70th St. between Fifth & Madison Aves.   » VIEW MAP

Men playing chess in Washington Square Park in NYC.August 17   SUNDAY   1 to 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