Bowery Boys Walks has canceled all in-person tours through the end of July due to the current social distancing measures.
However, we are pleased to announce several live video tours that will be led by our guides — including our “Broadway History“, “World’s Fair“, “Ghosts of the Elevated Trains“, “Edith Wharton’s New York” and “Ladies’ Mile and Cast Iron Architecture” tours. Join us for a live, virtual tour!
Tour the site of the New York World’s Fairs of 1939/40 & 1964/65 as we celebrate the 80th and 55th Anniversaries of the Fairs! Historian and World’s Fair collector Kyle Supley will lead you on a fun-filled and fascinating “virtual walk”, in which you’ll hear about the planning and construction of the Fairs, while visiting the sites of the Fairs’ most famous exhibits. He’ll even show off souvenirs from his own private collection!
Join us on a virtual walking” tour of Ladies’ Mile, 19th-century New York’s most famous shopping district, where splendid commercial palaces plied their wares to the city’s elite. Some of the greatest architects and artists of the time created lavish show rooms to entice and delight both shoppers and passers-by.
Explore the Age of Innocence in this Gilded Age virtual tour of the New York address that Edith Wharton (and many of her characters) called home. Get a closer look at the life of the beloved writer, and also the gilded, glamorous city she immortalized in her fiction.
This tour focuses on the natural and man-made beauties of Central Park, New York’s greatest works of art.
Join this unique tour of the once elegant Bond Street NOHO neighborhood, former home to some of New York’s most famous families including the Astors, Vanderbilts, Delanos and Schermerhorns. You’ll learn how the neighborhood from the Bowery to Washington Square evolved into an enclave of the very rich and often vary famous, as well as the fringes of New York’s 19th-century underbelly.
Take an unforgettable stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge with, Kriss Roebling, a real-life descendant of the Roeblings, the family intimately involved with the bridge’s history. This very special tour includes personal artifacts and insider stories from the family archive. The experience ends at a neighborhood cafe in Brooklyn.
Christmas in Old New York Tour Check back for 2020 dates later this year
Deck the halls with Christmas cheer as you take a stroll through New York’s most iconic holiday landmarks. Your guide Jeff unveils the history of how the Big Apple became the center of all things Christmas from Macy’s to Rockefeller Center.