57th Street, River to River - 92Y, New York

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57th Street, River to River

This architectural walking tour looks at the changing landscape of Manhattan’s Midtown architecture by focusing on the street that has become known as Billionaires’ Row.

We focus on recently completed buildings as well as those under construction.

The tour is approximately two and a quarter miles long and involves traversing a couple flights of stairs.

Meet at the brick-paved plaza overlooking the East River at the east end of 57th Street.

Tour details will be communicated via email 24-36 hrs in advance of the scheduled tour. If we do not have an email address on file, we will do our best to contact you by phone. Please make sure that all contact information is accurate and current. If you have not received details 24 hrs in advance of the tour, please contact customer service at 212.415.5500 to receive details for the meeting location, itinerary and contact information for the tour guide. All tours run rain or shine.

Instructor

John Hill

John Hill is an architect, blogger, freelance writer and editor, and published author. He grew up in Chicago, went to architecture school in Kansas and then moved to New York City after working at an architecture firm in Chicago for ten years. Since the move to NYC in 2006 he has focused on writing and put out five books on architecture—in NYC and beyond. The latest, NYC Walks, presents ten walking tours he has been giving since the publication of his first book, Guide to Contemporary New York City Architecture.

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