Experience SoHo in a way you’ve never seen it before. Dive into the Cast Iron District and learn how it transformed from farmland to a dark and dangerous industrial wasteland that later became a progressive and productive breeding ground for artists.
Discover remarkable art installations by Walter DeMaria and inspired live-work spaces by Donald Judd. Explore a monumental wall sculpture and its connection to the museum on the moon. Contemplate the idea of permanent public art and learn how NYU got its hands on a Picasso – but is it really a Picasso?
In 2 hours we will cover around 20 stories and 1 mile. We will also:
> Hear little-known true stories that will change the way you see the city
> Enjoy a sweet treat that will transport you back in time
> Discover creative photo opportunities and take an instant Polaroid
> Receive a free set of our original postcards
Join our personable tour to discover how artists and innovators made New York the vibrant cultural hub it is today!
Stories include: The New York Earth Room, Donald Judd, Gordon Matta-Clark, I.M. Pei, Picasso, Ken Rock, Tony Goldman, Forrest Myers, Bayard Condict Building, The Oldest New York Manhole, and more.
Originally from Germany, I grew up in 5 countries and studied Art and Design at the Cooper Union in New York. I’ve spent the past eight years exploring and documenting the city’s vast art and architectural treasures. My art background, interest in the past and people paired with my never ending curiosity, helped me uncover the gems of New York’s urban culture and history. Full profile ⋅ Leave a Review
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