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Walking Tour Invites You to View Lower Manhattan “Through a Jewish Lens”

Jews are often left out of the New Amsterdam narrative, but they were an important part of building colonial New York. To explore that history, the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust (36 Battery Place) is hosting an...

Find Out Why Urbanists Love Battery Park City in This Walking Tour

Find Out Why Urbanists Love Battery Park City in This Walking Tour

You’ve got another chance to learn about the groundbreaking new urbanism of Battery Park City this summer. The Congress for New Urbanism is...

How Battery Park City Became an Urbanist Dream: a Walking Tour and Lecture

How Battery Park City Became an Urbanist Dream: a Walking Tour and Lecture

New urbanism is all the rage, just ask the teens. The renewed popularity of pedestrian-friendly, densely constructed, human-scale design in recent...

Open House NY: 13 Lower Manhattan Tours Not to be Missed

Open House NY: 13 Lower Manhattan Tours Not to be Missed

This month, Open House New York is once again throwing open the doors to historic sites, architectural wonders and typically closed-off buildings. As...

Guiding Visitors Through A Difficult Chapter in New York City History

Guiding Visitors Through A Difficult Chapter in New York City History

A former television newsman, Philip O'Brien was always in the middle of major news stories during his fast-paced career. Two years ago – after...