Riverside Drive, Mansions and Monuments, from Joan of Arc to Ulysses Grant

Janes Walk

Led By Ed Strauss

A stroll along Riverside Drive, noting Beaux-Arts, Art Déco, and Neo-Gothic, and wildly eclectic architecture, and sculptural tributes to political, military, cultural winners and losers, warfighters and peacemakers. with glimpses into Riverside Park and across the Hudson. Meet Franz Sigel, Samuel Tilden, Lajos Kossuth, Dan Butterfield, Martin Luther King, and more. Easy access to subway and bus connections throughout, restrooms at walk’s end.

Friday, May 3
1:00 PM
1-2 hours

Walk Details
Borough: Manhattan
Theme: Art & Architecture, History & Culture
Accessibility: Family-friendly, Wheelchair-friendly, Pet-friendly
Joan of Arc Statue in Riverside Park
Joan of Arc Statue in Riverside Park. Photo: Wikicommons, Chenumuri. Modifications: photo cropped.
Meeting Location

Joan of Arc statue, end of West 93rd Street at Riverside Drive


West 96th Street 1,2,3 subway

Closest Parking

Street parking, Garages

Finding your walk leader

standing next to statue

Ending Location

Grant’s Tomb, 123rd & Riverside Drive

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