Mansions, Money, and Scandal

Gilded Age Splendor on the UES: Part 4, From Guggenheim to Bob Dylan

With Alan Engler

Residential architecture of the Gilded Age is probably better represented in the areas covered on this series of tours than anywhere else in New York. This informative and entertaining walk focuses on the history and architecture—and scandals—of New York in the Gilded Age.

See how names like Frick, Carnegie, Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, and the architects Richard Morris Hunt, Warren and Wetmore, and McKim, Mead and White, among others, have left their mark in these neighborhoods. From Huguette Clark to the crime of the century, see what you’ve been missing when you walk through the streets. And, as always, don’t forget to look up!

Sunday, December 3
11:00 AM — 1:00 PM

Member: 20
Non-member: 30

guide leads a tour group and holds a Municipal Art Society of New York sign

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