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Special Upper West Side Walking Tour in Honor of World Water Day:

In honor of World Water Day, join us on a walk along the Hudson River and a historic stroll through the Upper West Side. neighborhood. New York City owes its history and development to its geographic location and access to water.  We’ll also stop by some of Central Park’s waterways and the site of a natural spring that was used by the residents of the Seneca Village community in the 1800’s.  This amazing tour will cover the history of Manhattan’s development from the 1600’s to the present with stops at many architectural treasures and iconic buildings. Tour is free with a suggested voluntary donation of $10 per person to be given to charity: water, a non-profit organization that is building wells  in the developing world. 

Tour lasts 2.5 – 3 hours ending at 81st Street and Columbus Avenue.


World Water Day is part of the United Nations annual effort to call attention to the global clean water crisis. Outside of Warburg Realty’s 451 Columbus Avenue office we will host an interactive event to simulate the lengths to which women and children all over the world must go to provide water for their everyday needs. 

The sidewalks will be carpeted blue and lined with jerry cans. Each time a participant carries a jerry can, we’ll make a $2 donation in their honor to Charity:Water.

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  • John S.

    Loved it great walk great people

    March 24, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    great tour, great neighborhood, great people, great brunch :)

    1 · March 23, 2014

  • Leah

    It was fun seeing my old neighbor again in a historic way! I used to live in a dorm up on the Upper Westside during college. I LOVED the tour! This is my second tour with you Hank, I can't wait to attend more. :-)

    1 · March 23, 2014

  • JB

    It was just a lovely, Spring day with Hank & Co!

    1 · March 22, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great walk: informative, lovely people, and a beautiful day

    1 · March 22, 2014

  • Andrew G

    It was a great tour. I learned a lot about the great importance that waterways played in making NYC the city it is today. Also the architectural gems of the Anthorp, Ansonia and other buildings was fantastic!

    1 · March 22, 2014

  • anna

    This wasy first meet up ever and I loved it! Hank was wonderful and full of interesting information. I enjoyed meeting everyone and look forward to joining another tour soon!

    1 · March 22, 2014

  • Beth

    Hank is a *fantastic* guide! Excellent tour!!

    March 22, 2014

  • Gayle E.

    Incredibly informative

    1 · March 22, 2014

  • Paulette

    I'm sorry for the late notice but I'm delayed with family members and can't get there in time.

    Have a wonderful day everyone!

    March 22, 2014

  • PEGGY K.

    have a great time...

    March 21, 2014

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