Walking Tour: Midtown Modernism and the Park Avenue Corridor

Event Pass Information

Event Pass Type
General Public and AIA Members$20.00 USD

Event Details

Meet at southeast corner of Park Avenue & 47th St. (in front of 245 Park Ave.)

Park Avenue is the epicenter of Corporate Modernism. During this tour, view Modern masterpieces by Gordon Bunshaft and Natalie de Blois of SOM, Mies van der Rohe's Seagram Building, as well as Modern office buildings by Emery Roth & Sons and others. Also included are a distinguished Art Deco tower, a Morris Lapidus-designed hotel, and late Modern and Postmodern designs by Edward Larrabee Barnes, Philip Johnson, and I. M. Pei.

AIANY Guide: Kyle Johnson, AIA


Health and Safety Guidelines:

The safety and comfort of our guides and guests is our number one priority. By registering for this tour, you acknowledge and agree to adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination (for attendees 6 months and up) with photo ID for adults is required to attend.
  • Face masks are encouraged for all visitors.

Failure to follow these guidelines may result in your guide requesting that you kindly leave the tour group. Refunds will not be provided for tours canceled due to a failure to comply with safety guidelines. 

AIANY cannot be held liable and assumes no responsibility for any injury or loss incurred by participants in these programs. Tour is limited to 15 attendees. Walkups cannot be guaranteed a spot on the tour. 

Cancellation Policy: 
AIANY Walking Tours take place rain or shine, please dress for the weather. There are no refunds, cancellations, or exchanges, unless we cancel a tour.