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Sat 08.14.2010

Around Manhattan Official NYC Architectural Tour

When: 2:15 PM - 5:00 PM SATURDAY, AUGUST 14

Where:Meet at Chelsea Piers, near 22nd St on the Hudson River (Exact meeting location details will be provided immediately upon purchase of tickets.)

Step aboard the teak decks of the Manhattan, an elegant, 1920s style yacht, for a leisurely 'round-Manhattan architecture tour, hosted by members of AIA New York.

Experience a comfortable and unique round-Manhattan trip through the Hudson, East and Harlem Rivers. Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous 360-degree view of the island from the climate-controlled and enclosed back-deck observatory or wander to the outer decks for fresh air & sunlight with a glass of wine in hand. (Guests are treated to a complimentary beverage from the bar & light hors d' oeuvres.)

On this 2.75 hour cruise, you will completely circumnavigate the entire island of Manhattan (passing under all 18 bridges) while taking in the sites, the architecture & tour designed by the AIANY. Some highlights from your expert guide include:

West Side "Starchitecture": Todd Schliemann's The Standard Hotel, Frank Gehry's IAC, and Jean Nouvel's opulent Eleventh Ave condos
Coverage of the most classic icons of lower Manhattan: Pier A, Trinity Church, and the Woolworth Building
Latest updates on the development of Governor's Island, the Brooklyn Waterfront, and the Domino Sugar Factory
Back story on Manhattan's urban planning and the allocations of low income housing
East River icons: the UN, the Seagram Building, and Gracie Mansion
The Harlem River unveiled - tales from the unseen end of Manhattan
The Cloisters, Riverside Church, and Grant's National Monument

Regular - $75
Child - $40
Purchase your tickets today

Classic Harbor Lines
will operate the Around Manhattan Official NYC Architectural Tour in partnership with AIA New York:
June 12, June 26, July 3, July 17, July 31, August 14, August 28, September 4, September 18, October 3, October 7, October 17, November 13, November 21, December 4, December 12.

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The Center for Architecture
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NY, NY 10012
(212) 683-0023

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