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Midtown West and South - Chelsea - Madison Square

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EXPLORE MIDTOWN WEST STARTING AT HERALD SQUARE.    WALK PAST  THESE LOCATIONS...

 
 
34th Street retail district

  • Macy’s, “The World’s Largest Store”, and the holdout in Herald Square
  • Gimbels building, now Mid-Manhattan Mall
  • B. Altman building 

 

Empire State Building history and views

Koreatown - West 32 St.

Penn Station and Madison Square Garden complex

  • History of the station and its 1960s demolition
  • The 4 Madison Square Gardens

Garment Center - transformation from a manufacturing hub

Main Post Office - it’s famous motto and potential reuse as the new Penn Station

Javits Convention Center and transformation of Far West Side

Hudson Yards development and more transformation

The ‘High Line’ transformed from a freight railroad

Historic Chelsea Hotel

23rd St. “Toy” District now becoming “Silicon Alley”

Flatiron Building

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Buildings

Madison Square and the original Garden; Stanford White scandal


 

 

At the end of the walk, have lunch at one of the many eateries in the area around Madison Square

 

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Google maps - approximate route ...

 

 

 

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