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NYC - (P) Walking Tour - "Treasures of the Middle of the Upper West Side" 11AM (ET)
Saturday, November 18, 2023, 11:00 AM -12:30 PM
Join us for a private Saturday morning walking tour to view “Treasures of the Middle of the Upper West Side” with our frequent tour guide Leigh Hallingby.
Walking between West 86th and West 95th streets, we will see a number of buildings associated with famous writers, musicians, and activists.
Belnord Apts. West 86 St
The tour will also include two gorgeous synagogues, an amazing Community Garden created in 1976, and several schools, among many architecturally interesting sights.
We will end at the home of a young girl whose world-famous letter to a newspaper editor in 1897 is now a part of every holiday season.
After our tour you can join fellow TTNers for (pay your own) lunch at a nearby restaurant.
NOTE: This outdoor tour will be rain or shine unless there is a National Weather Service emergency.
Please wear comfortable shoes, bring water, and an umbrella if appropriate.
OUR GUIDE: Leigh Hallingby
is a licensed NYC tour guide who has previously presented tours of the Upper West Side, Washington Heights and East Harlem for TTN. Leigh has long been passionate about exploring New York City’s vast array of neighborhoods on foot. As a former librarian, Leigh also loves doing research about the neighborhoods she tours. Leigh holds a Bachelor’s degree in political science from Wellesley College, a Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master’s degree in Library Service (MLS) from Columbia University. In 2017 Leigh was inducted into the Special Libraries Association Hall of Fame. She is an active member and is insured by the Guides Association of New York (GANYC), one of the oldest and most active tour guide associations in the United States.
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Saturday, November 18, 2023, 11:00 AM until 12:30 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
West 86th Street (Exact Meeting Point and Public Transportation routes provided upon registration)
New York, NY
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Payment In Full In Advance Only
Registration is not transferrable without permission from the Event Contact.