This tour will talk about the lost Gilded Age mansions of Fifth Avenue, while viewing photos of the old mansions, the people that lived there, and the interiors of the home. As we walk up Fifth Avenue, we’ll also pass and discuss other landmark buildings.
The walk would go up Fifth Avenue and is 1.3 miles long. It easily accessible by Subway or CitiBike.
RSVP is required and capacity is limited. Meeting location, ending location, and directions will be provided via email before walk date.
View on the northeast corner of Broadway and 19th Street: home of Peter Goelet and his widowed sister Hannah Gerry, 1870. Photo: Wikimedia Commons, John Hardy, from the Manual of the Corporation of the City of New York.