Modern Architecture on the Upper East Side

07/15/2018 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
New YorkNY 
Available Seats: 0

Event Pass Information

Event Pass Type
General Public$25.00 USD
Member$15.00 USD
Student with Valid ID$15.00 USD

Event Details

Meet at the William Tecumseh Sherman Monument in Grand Army Plaza (Manhattan), west of Fifth Avenue between 59th & 60th Streets.


NEW TOUR! Amidst the Upper East Side’s celebrated array of Beaux Arts, Colonial Revival and other landmarks, can be found important examples of Modern architecture designed by some of America’s most prominent and influential architects of the twentieth century. Discover Modern highlights in the East 60s and 70s, in and near the Upper East Side Historic District, including some of New York’s earliest remaining examples.  We will visit residential and institutional buildings designed by William Lescaze, Philip Johnson, Edward Durell Stone, Paul Rudolph, Gordon Bunshaft of SOM, Marcel Breuer and others.


Tours will run rain or shine. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour start time. Registration is limited to 15; walk-ups are not guaranteed a spot on the tour. Some tours utilize VOX amplification systems; attendees are welcome to bring their personal earbuds.

Guide: John Arbuckle, Assoc. AIA

AIANY and the AIANY Architecture Tour Committee and its tour guides will not be held liable and assume no responsibility for any injury or loss incurred by participants in these programs. Walking tours endorse the initiatives of FitCity – promoting physical activity through design.