[In-Person Tour] El Barrio, Spanish Harlem, East Harlem, Italian Harlem. There are many names used to describe the neighborhood taking up space from 96th Street to 125th Street on Manhattan’s eastern side. This tour will ‘begin’ in the late 19th century when an influx of Sicilian, Jewish, and German immigrants moved to the area. We’ll see sites famous for their history as Manhattan’s first Little Italy and sites known for their relationship to the Genovese crime family. Then, we’ll walk south to visit and view sites significant to the Spanish-speaking community and other recent immigrant groups. Along the way we will stop to admire many of the beautiful and unique murals that dot the neighborhood.
In-person tours are limited to 20 attendees and are held outdoors. Walking tours bring individuals into close proximity with each other, we therefore ask that all tour goers wear masks during the tours, regardless of vaccination status. Your tour guide and your fellow tour participants will thank you for your cooperation. Should the tours happen to venture indoors, many places require masks and/or proof of vaccination, so please be prepared to have both with you.
MAS Walking Tours last approximately 2 hours. Meeting location is provided with registration.
Saturday, September 18 11:00 AM
In-person tour (meeting location delivered in registration confirmation email)