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Gracie Mansion

East 88th Street and East End Avenue, New York City, NY 10128
+1 212-570-4751
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In 1942 New York City mayor Fiorello La Guardia opted to live in Gracie Mansions instead of his palatial residence on Riverside Drive. Since then it has served as the mayoral residence.
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East 88th Street and East End Avenue, New York City, NY 10128
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For those interested in historic houses, a trip to the upper East Side of Manhattan to the Mayor's home of Gracie Mansion is worth the trip and time... and it is free. The rooms are all Federal style and there is some interesting artwork, mostly...More

Thank Charl W
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Free tours of Gracie Mansion are available on the Conservancy website. The current installation NEW YORK 1942 marks the 75th anniversary of the People's House becoming the Mayoral Residence beginning with Fiorello H. La Guardia in 1942. There are many works of Art on display...More

Thank HRHCam
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

If you have limited time in New York this might not be on your to do list,but if you like me are lucky enough to stay for a while it is a good way to spend an hour learning about this building and a part...More

Thank Marianne B
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We looked forward to this tour, knowing a bit about the history of Gracie Mansion. What we got was a 50 minute walkthrough of a couple of newly built rooms & a dissertation on the artwork chosen for said rooms. I guess I wasn't expecting...More

2  Thank RussDole
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Earlier this week my wife and I went on the free one hour guided tour of Gracie Mansion, the ceremonial home of New York City's mayor. The structure dates from 1799 and has been the official home of the mayor since 1942. It is on...More

Thank LWL3333
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

I had read about historic houses to visit in NYC and since I had a big interest in Fiorello I decided to make the journey from Times Square to the Gracie Mansion. I was aware that this mayor actually resided in the mansion but did...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

I often go past Gracie Mansion as I did this morning, and was, as usual, frustrated that it is difficult to get inside. Visiting hours are very carefully regulated especially now that this mayor actually lives there. Instead, my habit is to walk around the...More

Thank robcurtross
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

Gracie Mansion has a very interesting history...unfortunately the tour guide didn't know enough to really make the tour enjoyable, but if you read up beforehand you can learn a lot and see it for yourself. Walk in the park next door, so beautiful views of...More

Thank lovliladi
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

An interesting guides your of where the mayor's of NYC live. A beautiful location and house. The guide was very interesting and have a good account of the history of the house.

1  Thank christobaby
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

The Gracie Mansion was built in 1799 and the history is very interesting. It is still being used by the current mayor. They only give tours on Tuesdays so be sure and book a spot in advance. You won't regret it....and it is free.

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