Central Park West - 92nd Street Y - New York, NY

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Central Park West

Joyce Gold

Central Park West includes a great variety of architectural styles — Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Beaux-Arts and French Chateau, with subtle touches of castles, temples and cantilevered terraces.

Highlights include a great museum once called “a disgrace to the city,” the earliest Jewish congregation in North America, New York’s oldest museum, artists, gangsters and Rosemary’s Baby.

This tour ends at approximately 12 pm.

Meeting location: 77th Street and Central Park West

Pre-registration for all tours is required at least 24 hrs in advance. Attendees will be emailed details of the tour — with specific meeting location and additional directions 24 hrs in advance of the tour. All tours happen rain or shine.


Joyce Gold

Joyce Gold is a teacher of Manhattan history at The New School and NYU and the author of two NYC walking guides.