Ladies’ Mile shopping district
Grace Episcopal Church
The Cooper Union
St. Marks-in-the-Bowery (including Peter Stuyvesant’s grave)
Second Avenue (“The Jewish Rialto”)
The original townhouses of Gramercy Park
One of the city’s first cooperative apartment buildings
The National Arts Club
The Players Club
The Gramercy Park Hotel
The Brotherhood Synagogue
The “Block Beautiful” of 19th Street
St. George’s Church
In addition, the tour is supplemented with historic 19th-century drawings and photographs that illustrate the development of the area over the last 400 years.
* all walking tour itineraries are subject to change
When New York was still New Amsterdam and everything north of Chambers Street was the countryside, Peter Stuyvesant owned a large farm that ranged from Houston Street to 23rd Street east of the Bowery. This tour explore the disparate neighborhoods that farmland has become today: The East Village, Gramercy Park, Stuyvesant Square—and parts of NoHo and Union Square, too.
This tour lasts approximately two hours and costs a flat fee of $100 for groups of 1-4 people. For parties larger than 4 people, the cost is $25 per person. Please inquire about discounts for student groups or parties larger than 10 people.
To contact us about booking this tour please use our online booking form (preferred) or call (toll-free) 1-877-572-9719
For an additional $12.50 per person (or a flat fee of $150 for groups of 1-4 people), you can add an hour to the length of your tour and spend some time exploring one of the neighborhoods that borders the East Village, Soho or Greenwich Village. To book a 3-hour tour, please mention it on our online booking form.