Stories of Olde New York Walking Tour
On this 2-hour walking tour of the Lower East Side and its surrounding neighborhoods, you will hear a dozen largely unknown tales from New York's storied past. Learn why the "good old days" weren't always so good.
Starting at Essex Street Market, we will mingle our way through one of the most diverse and fascinating residential and commercial centers of New York City, revealing the hidden treasures set right before our eyes and, in one instance, literally below our feet.
Among the tales you will hear is the story of an early 20th century double murder mystery which remains unsolved to this day! Witness the location of a public exhibition gone terribly wrong. Visit the site of the most notorious mob hit in New York history! Explore the spots where countless movies including The Godfather, Donnie Brasco, Gangs of New York, and 9 Weeks were filmed.
You will also have the opportunity to see some of the most beautiful architecture to be found anywhere in the city and imagine the sights and sounds of a New York City that time almost forgot.
Unsolved mysteries, lost loves, heinous crimes, social reforms, and adventures abound!
Stops on this tour include:
Essex Street Market
Old St. Patrick's Cathedral
"The Poorest Corner in America"
...and much more!
Essex Street Market (View)
120 Essex Street
New York, NY 10002
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|