Upper East Side and Central Park

EXPLORE ONE OF THE WEALTHIEST NEIGHBORHOODS IN THE WORLD, ITS FAMOUS MUSEUM ROW, AND HIGHLIGHTS OF THE EASTERN HALF OF CENTRAL PARK ...

 

 

Grand Army Plaza

  • Plaza Hotel
  • Future of the carriage horses
  • GM Bulding

Central Park highlights:

  • The “Arsenal”
  • Delacorte Clock and Zoo
  • Bethesda Terrace
  • Discuss the park’s design and history
  • Frick Collection

Fifth Avenue “Millionaire’s Row”

Temple Emanu-el

Jacqueline Kennedy Onasis Building - 1040 Fifth Avenue

Historic houses and brownstones

FDR House - 47-49 East 65 St.

45 East 66 St.

Seventh Regiment Armory

Remnants of German Yorkville

Residential Park Avenue and “old money”

Museum Mile highlights:

  • Jewish Museum (92nd St)
  • Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design (91st St)
  • National Academy Museum and School of Fine Art (89th St)
  • Frank Lloyd Wright’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (88th St)
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art (82nd to 86th Streets)
     

NOTE: On this walk please bring a METROCARD, either an unlimited ride pass or with at least 1 fare since we may be using a local bus or subway for a short distance, probably on 3rd Avenue.    Visit a museum on your own at the end of the walk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Google maps - approximate route ...

 

 

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