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Explore the Ruins of a Forgotten City in the Middle of Manhattan Walking Tour provided by Manhattan Unlocked Historical and Architectural Walking Tours

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Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    175 5th Ave
    175 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Please meet on the east side of the base of the building.
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  • 1
    Flatiron Building
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 2
    Madison Square Park
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 3
    Fifth Avenue
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 4
    Broadway
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Pass by
    Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site
  • 5
    Hotel Wolcott
    Stop: 20 minutes
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    Pass by
    230 FIFTH ROOFTOP BAR NYC
    Broadway
    Fifth Avenue
    Manhattan Unlocked Historical and Architectural Walking Tours
    Empire State Building
  • You'll end at
    175 5th Ave
    175 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Please meet on the east side of the base of the building.
    See address & details
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Departure Point
175 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010, USA
Duration
90–120 minutes
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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BobbyATL wrote a review Mar 2020
Atlanta, Georgia25 contributions11 helpful votes
My brother and I were the only ones on the tour as the corona virus was just taking hold in NYC. We are both native New Yorkers. However, Rob showed us midtown in another light. His knowledge of the transitioning of neighborhoods and the architecture left behind was
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Jerry J. wrote a review Oct 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Rob pulled back the layers of time to show us the world that was there before in midtown Manhattan. He's a real researcher who is writing a book on his findings, and it's exciting to get the information directly. Housing, houses of worship, factories and warehouses moved north
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Robert A, Owner at Explore the Ruins of a Forgotten City in the Middle of Manhattan Walking Tour
Responded 18 Oct 2019
Okay well you definitely paid attention on the tour and I couldn't ask for a more wonderful review, thank you!
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sushi4soup wrote a review May 2019
Northern California163 contributions52 helpful votes
I can't say enough about how interesting this tour was. There is so much to the history and architecture of New York to discover. Rob shares his knowledge in an accessible way, pointing out things you would probably not notice or understand yourself. The development of Manhattan
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Robert A, Owner/guide at Explore the Ruins of a Forgotten City in the Middle of Manhattan Walking Tour
Responded 9 Jun 2019
Thank you for the thoughtful review. It was a pleasure showing you the history.
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Linda D wrote a review May 2019
Ventura, California5 contributions
Robert very graciously led the tour, even though I was the only participant. His knowledge of New York history is as boundless as his enthusiasm. This is my second tour with him and I would definitely recommend it for those interested in a very well researched walking tour!
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Date of experience: April 2019
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David B wrote a review Mar 2019
Leland, Michigan21 contributions5 helpful votes
We had a wonderful time on this tour. Rob gives just enough historical background to enhance the viewing of the approximately 10 block area that you explore. He adjusts his pace to our interests, and with the wink of an eye was able to take us behind the scenes in a historic
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Response from Robert A, Guide/owner at Explore the Ruins of a Forgotten City in the Middle of Manhattan Walking Tour
Responded 20 Mar 2019
I definitely hope to see you again, you guys were great, and thank you for the awesome review! Best wishes and safe travels.
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By: Manhattan Unlocked Historical and Architectural Walking Tours
Stephanie G
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Amazing tour of the history of New York’s tenements
Rob is an expert on the history of the tenements and immigration of the 1800’s and up. I live in New York and learn
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JeffG1993
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Super Informative Look at the History of Low Income Housing in NYC/Lower East Side
Robert was great, giving us a terrific perspective of the history of low income housing in the Lower East Side, and
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Jeremy S
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Brilliant walk and excellent guide
My wife and I (and our small dog) went on the recreated sights of the 1840s walk with Robert on a cold New York day
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RhodaJoyner
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Manhattan UnLocked-Robert Amell-Superb!
We were amazed at the knowledge that Robert Amell shared with us. He was well organized and well-versed on the hist
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billbA4190RS
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Great fun, if you love architecture a definite must do!
We did - Recreate the Most Popular Walking Tour of 1840 and essentially it is a SoHo Tour taking you through how th
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Deborah L
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Great Tour and Guide
Rob was very knowledgeable and provided us with a great tour. The history/background of the upper West Side added
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Murray H
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Excellent and Informative Tour
Walked around the lower east side, 5 points, and china town area for 2 hours, listening to the guide point out the
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Patricia H
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Wonderful tour!!
We were visiting NYC with friends and found this tour. Rob was a phenomenal resource and we couldn't have enjoyed o
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Bouwensc
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Fabulous Tour
This tour was an amazing way to see the city. Even though it was my first time visiting New York, I feel like I kno
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Urmyy
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Brilliant!!! Can't wait to get back and see more!
Rob puts the history together in a way that makes all of New York City logical and accessible. Streets I’ve known (
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hockey6767
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Fantastic experience
The tour was a fantastic experience as Robert is a very knowledgeable and engaging guide and the tour offers a uniq
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ginandre
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What a scam
We showed up 30mins early and our party of 3 talked at the pic in the ad until we realized it was 10mins after our
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christin367
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Lots of interesting info!
I Was impressed with the tour guide’s knowledge and love for his city. Would definitely take another tour of his.
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DanvilleMom_174
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Great Walking Tour
My husband & I really enjoyed the tour and learned about the horrid housing conditions of immigrants in the 1800s a
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NancTZ
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Fun interesting tour
Rob was a great tour guide. He was very knowledgable and made sure we were well taken care of. We learned the his
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