Uncover the beauty of the Bronx's Grand Concourse!
This walking tour will explore the oft-ignored history & architecture of The Bronx. This borough contains the city's largest collection of Art Deco residential buildings. Discover these unique buildings on a walking tour of a beautiful historic district.
The tour will meet by historic Yankee Stadium, the Bronx's most famous icon. From there we will discuss the borough's unique history, and see the area's beautiful architecture. Learn of the grand plans by a French architect for a Champs-Élysées style boulevard in the Bronx, and a wave of amazing Art Deco architecture it brought with it.
Along our journey down the Grand Concourse and its surrounding streets, we will see numerous deco buildings, inside and out. We will also see the grand Bronx courthouse and its amazing architecture.
This tour will also stop at the famous 'Joker Stairs', a neighborhood icon made famous made by the 2019 film, "The Joker". Other icons you will see include the Andrew Freeman Home, Joyce Kilmer Park, and the Bronx Museum of Art
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: Meet on southwest corner of E. 161 St and River Ave, by Gate 6 of Yankee Stadium.
End Point Options: Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: Tour ends back by Yankee Stadium
Duration: 2 hours
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
No cash is needed for this tour
- Personal Expenses
All tours are designed for exploration on foot, the truly local way to experience NYC, using public transit or Uber where needed. A driver to the starting location can be arranged on request, if absolutely necessary, or I can accompany you in your vehicle.