Poe Cottage -- this is an optional add-on. Please specify that you'd like to see it
when you reserve
The Arthur Avenue Retail Market
Remnants of prehistoric New York City
Christopher Columbus Monument
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
Early homes along Lorillard Street and Crescent Avenue
This tour features a number of historical illustrations that help trace the development of the neighborhood.
* all walking tour itineraries are subject to change
From its sleepy beginnings as the Rose Hill and Belmont estates, where the Lorillard family had their tobacco factories and the Catholic Diocese built St. John's College, the area that is today best-known for the "Little Italy of the Bronx" has a rich history dating back centuries. This walk includes Arthur Avenue, the heart of Belmont, as well as a look at Fordham University, the areas original homes and churches, and--for the most ambitious walkers--Edgar Allan Poe's only existing New York City home.
This tour lasts approximately 90 minutes 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