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A History of Housing the Poor: A Walk of New York's Lower East Side provided by Manhattan Unlocked Historical and Architectural Walking Tours

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Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Centre Street
    Centre St, New York, NY, USA
    Tour starts nearby the sculpture, Triumph of the Human Spirit, at Foley Square
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  • 1
    Foley Square
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 2
    Columbus Park
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 3
    Lower East Side
    Stop: 90 minutes
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    Pass by
    Manhattan Bridge
    Museum at Eldridge Street
    Seward Park
    Forward Building
  • 4
    Tenement Museum
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Hotel Indigo Lower East Side New York
    171 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002, USA
    We end overlooking the streets we walked from the upper floor lobby of the Indigo Hotel where we will be able to identify the various eras of tenement laws from a birds-eye perspective.
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Departure Point
Centre Street, Centre St, New York, NY, USA
Duration
90–120 minutes
Return Details
Hotel Indigo Lower East Side New York, 171 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002, USA
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • wear comfortable walking shoes
  • snacks and water are recommended to revitalize
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • 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 30 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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Stephanie G wrote a review Dec 2019
1 contribution
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 so many new things, the tour was the best we have done. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Robert A, Owner at A History of Housing the Poor: A Walk of New York's Lower East Side
Responded 30 Dec 2019
So grateful for your sterling review! Happy New Year!
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Jeff G wrote a review Dec 2019
13 contributions22 helpful votes
Robert was great, giving us a terrific perspective of the history of low income housing in the Lower East Side, and the succession of immigrant populations who passed through there. His binder of charts and pictures he shared with us as we walked was very helpful, as we saw how
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Robert A, Owner at A History of Housing the Poor: A Walk of New York's Lower East Side
Responded 30 Dec 2019
Thank you for taking the time and for such a sterling review, much appreciated, I hope to see you again. Best wishes and happy New Year!
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RhodaJoyner wrote a review Dec 2019
Decatur GA30 contributions
We were amazed at the knowledge that Robert Amell shared with us. He was well organized and well-versed on the history of housing in New York City. He answered our many questions and was very gracious to spend so much time with us. Our eyes were opened and we want to know even
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Robert A, Owner at A History of Housing the Poor: A Walk of New York's Lower East Side
Responded 9 Dec 2019
Thank you for letting me take you around, it was a pleasure to show you the city. I appreciate your review and hope to see you again!
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Patricia H wrote a review Oct 2019
2 contributions
We were visiting NYC with friends and found this tour. Rob was a phenomenal resource and we couldn't have enjoyed our experience more! We learned so much about the immigrant history and housing. We would definitely take another tour with Rob. Thanks for a wonderful NYC
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Response from Robert A, Owner at A History of Housing the Poor: A Walk of New York's Lower East Side
Responded 21 Oct 2019
Thank you for making me part of your trip and I thoroughly enjoyed your company. I hope to see you again!
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DanvilleMom_174 wrote a review Sep 2019
Danville, California7 contributions1 helpful vote
My husband & I really enjoyed the tour and learned about the horrid housing conditions of immigrants in the 1800s and early 1900s.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Robert A, Owner at A History of Housing the Poor: A Walk of New York's Lower East Side
Responded 26 Sep 2019
Thank you so much for your review! I hope to see you again on a future tour.
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BobbyATL
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An eye opening tour!
My brother and I were the only ones on the tour as the corona virus was just taking hold in NYC. We are both nativ
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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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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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primetimesnj
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We saw history march uptown!
Rob pulled back the layers of time to show us the world that was there before in midtown Manhattan. He's a real res
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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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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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sushi4soup
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If You Love History, Do This Tour!
I can't say enough about how interesting this tour was. There is so much to the history and architecture of New Yor
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BPLD
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So much history!
Robert very graciously led the tour, even though I was the only participant. His knowledge of New York history is
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davidbQ8259BT
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This tour will change the way you look at the city!
We had a wonderful time on this tour. Rob gives just enough historical background to enhance the viewing of the app
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