SCHEDULE OF PUBLIC WALKING TOURS NYC — Summer / Fall 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 Fall 2014 Public Tour Schedule available for viewing and pdf download.*

Joyce Goldphoto by Terese Loeb Kreuzer

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Grassy park land on Governer's Island.September 6   SATURDAY   12:30 to 3 PM (see detailed info)
GOVERNORS ISLAND
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 through September.
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.  
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September 14   SUNDAY   1 to 3 PM (see detailed info)
JEWISH COLONIAL MANHATTAN
In 1654 23 Jewish men, women, and children arrived in New Amsterdam. They dealt with restrictions during the Dutch years, and other challenges during the British period.
MEET: Museum of the American Indian, south side of Bowling Green, at foot of Broadway; Best subway: #4 or #5 train to Bowling Green.
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Grassy park land on Governer's Island.September 17   WEDNESDAY   10:30 AM TO 1 PM (see detailed info)
GOVERNORS ISLAND
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 through September.
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.  
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Façade of Baptist Church in Harlem.September 21   SUNDAY   1 to 3 PM (see detailed info)
JEWISH HARLEM
Once the third largest Jewish settlement in the world—houses of worship, everything retail, and a host of entertainers.
MEET: NYS Office Building Plaza, W. 125th St. and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd. (Seventh Ave.) Take #2 or #3 subway to 125th St.   
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September 28   SUNDAY   1 to 3 PM (see detailed info)
IRISH HELL’S KITCHEN
Once the lurid district of One-Lung Curran, bloody slaughterhouses, and Slaughter on Tenth Avenue.
MEET: Ninth Ave. and W. 43rd St., southeast corner at The Bread Factory.   
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October 5   SUNDAY   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 and Madison Aves.   
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October 11   SATURDAY   1 to 3 PM (see detailed info)
LITTLE ITALY IN GREENWICH VILLAGE
Italian priests, saints, shop owners, politicians, and mobsters all contributed mightily to the bohemian scene.
MEET: Washington Sq. Arch, 5th Ave. 1 block south of 8th St.  
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Historic illustration of a dramtic civil war battle.October 19   SUNDAY   1 to 2:30 PM (see detailed info)
THE CIVIL WAR IN MANHATTAN
Draft riots terrorized the city, fueled by ethnic and class hostility.
MEET: Outside the entrance to Cooper Union, the brown Foundation Building, 7 E 7th St., between 3rd and 4th Aves.
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October 22   WEDNESDAY   11 AM TO 1 PM (see detailed info)
JEWISH COLONIAL MANHATTAN
In 1654 23 Jewish men, women, and children arrived in New Amsterdam. They dealt with restrictions during the Dutch years, and other challenges during the British period.
MEET: Museum of the American Indian, south side of Bowling Green, at foot of Broadway. Best subway: #4 or #5 train to Bowling Green.   
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White Ghost.October 26   SUNDAY   1 to 3 PM (see detailed info)
MACABRE GREENWICH VILLAGE
Murders, hangings, hauntings, explosions, missing persons, and ghosts!
MEET: Washington Sq. Arch, 5th Ave. 1 block south of 8th St.
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A street scene of historic harlem.November 1   SATURDAY   1 to 3 PM (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 and Bayard St. (1 block south of Canal St.) northwest corner at Bank of America.   
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November 9   SUNDAY   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. and Amsterdam Ave. Take #1 subway to 137th St. station; walk 1 block up the 138th St. hill.   
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Street scene of the West Village in NYC.November 16   SUNDAY   1 to 3 PM (see detailed info)
THE INTIMATE WEST VILLAGE
19th century preserve, with its concealed-yet-open garden, complex web of streets, and a house 9 ½ feet wide.
MEET: Fountain in Father Demo Square, Sixth Ave and Bleecker St., northwest corner.   
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November 22   SATURDAY   1 to 3 PM (see detailed info)
JEWISH COLONIAL MANHATTAN
In 1654 23 Jewish men, women, and children arrived in New Amsterdam. They dealt with restrictions during the Dutch years, and other challenges during the British period.
MEET: Museum of the American Indian, south side of Bowling Green, at foot of Broadway. Best subway: #4 or #5 train to Bowling Green.
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Façade of Grand Central Station in NYCDecember 7   SUNDAY   1 to 3 PM (see detailed info)
GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL—CROSSROADS OF A MILLION PRIVATE LIVES
New York’s monument to movement, a thrilling symbol of the city’s energy—and one of the best holiday fairs in town.
MEET: Just inside GCT entrance at E 42nd St. under the Park Ave. viaduct.  
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Men playing chess in Washington Square Park in NYC.December 13   SATURDAY   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.  
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