Bronx Rennaissance walking tour: Explore the hidden secrets and vibrant history of one of New York City's most fascinating destinations. This three hour tour will unravel an incredible past of the South Bronx cultural corridor. Fun day out and perfect for the curious!
* Admire the incredible New Deal murals
* Visit an inspiring contemporary art exhibition
* Marvel at the impressive art deco architecture
This exciting tour gives you an interesting insight into the diverse history of the South Bronx Cultural Corridor. Follow the story from its early roots and multicultural diversity to the decline of the neighbourhood and eventual social and cultural revival, meaning that today it is one of New York’s favourite tourist sites. The day is all about learning the fascinating past of a city with such character, be prepared to be astounded with the sensational stories and past of this charming neighborhood. There really isn’t quite like it!
Then we will enjoy the remarkable New Deal Murals on the WPA building that allude to the origins of the Bronx as a vibrant neighbourhood, and move on to a highly influential and inspiring contemporary art exhibition. Then experience the incredible change from art-deco buildings in the city to finish the tour in the beautiful historic estate once frequented by the New York Elite upon retirement.
This fabulously engaging tour provides context for the revival of the Bronx and is a must while in New York.
Meeting/pick-up point: Grand Central Station, at the entrance that is near the intersection of Park Avenue and East 42nd Street. This entrance is directly across the street from the Pershing Square Cafe.
Duration: Three hours.
Start/opening time: At 10am approx.