Enjoy exploring New York neighborhoods
— then and now!
Joyce Gold History Tours of New York offers exceptional walking tours and vehicle tours of Manhattan’s famous and historic neighborhoods. These tours are fun, insightful, and memorable experiences. You can join a scheduled Public Tour or plan your own Private Tour. Either way, you'll discover how the city's fascinating past illuminates its vibrant life today. Joyce Gold, a recognized expert and educator in New York history, has been guiding New Yorkers and visitors alike for over 25 years. Whether leading a Public Tour or a Private Tour, on foot, in a car, limousine, or bus, Joyce connects her group to NYC's roots and receives rave reviews.
"... I have taken a lot of tours... You are exceptional in your respect for the subject, your in-depth knowledge, the rich details which add such color to the stories that you toss in. Your stories pulsate with life and resonate with one long after the tour...
I will be back."
Upcoming Public Walking Tour Features...
HARLEM HISTORY WALK
Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 1 PM (2½ hrs)
In the 1880s, the new elevated railroad converted Harlem from a rural district into tracts of beautiful homes for wealthy New Yorkers. By the 1920s, downtown development and the new subway changed the neighborhood into one of the nation's most famous African-American communities. ..
The tour meets at City College, 138th St. & Amsterdam Ave. Take #1 subway to 137th St. station; go to 138th St. & walk 1 block up the 138th St. hill.
HIGH LINE PARK ELEVATES CITY
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 10 AM
The new High Line Park began its life as an industrial elevated railroad that traveled above the street traffic and through the buildings it served. Today the new city park on the old rail-bed serves as an international model for creative reuse of industrial structures...
The tour meets at Jeffrey NY (store), 449 W. 14th St. between Ninth & Tenth Aves.