EXPLORE NYC LIKE A LOCAL

STREETWISE NEW YORK TOURS, specializing in alternative tours, teamed up with THE TRIUMPH HOTELS to create exclusive tours for TRIUMPH Guests.

SUNDAY
Grand Central, NY Public Library and Architectural Highlights
10:00am – Iroquois Hotel – 49 West 44th St.

MONDAY
Upper West Side and Central Park
10:00am – Hotel Belleclaire – 2175 Broadway.

TUESDAY
Rockefeller Center and Times Square
10:00am – Hotel Edison – 228 W 47th St.

WEDNESDAY
TriBeCa and World Trade Center
10:00am – Frederick – 95 W Broadway

 

 

THURSDAY
Grand Central, NY Public Library and Architectural Highlights
10:00am – Iroquois Hotel – 49 West 44th St.

SPECIAL EVENT – THURSDAY Dec. 1st & Dec. 15th
Holiday Window Display Tour
3:00pm – Iroquois Hotel – 49 West 44th St.

FRIDAY
Rockefeller Center and Times Square
10:00am – Hotel Edison – 228 W 47th St.

SATURDAY
NoMad, Madison Square Park, and Union Square
10:00am – The Evelyn – 7 E 27th St.

 

 

SUNDAY
Grand Central, NY Public Library and Architectural Highlights
10:00am – Iroquois Hotel – 49 West 44th St.

MONDAY
Upper West Side and Central Park
10:00am – Hotel Belleclaire – 2175 Broadway.

TUESDAY
Rockefeller Center and Times Square
10:00am – Hotel Edison – 228 W 47th St.

WEDNESDAY
TriBeCa and World Trade Center
10:00am – Frederick – 95 W Broadway

THURSDAY
Grand Central, NY Public Library and Architectural Highlights
10:00am – Iroquois Hotel – 49 West 44th St.

FRIDAY
Rockefeller Center and Times Square
10:00am – Hotel Edison – 228 W 47th St.

SATURDAY
NoMad, Madison Square Park, and Union Square
10:00am – The Evelyn – 7 E 27th St.

 

TRIUMPH GUESTS MAY JOIN THE FOLLOWING TOURS

TOUR DETAILS

Special Event – Thursday Dec 15th

Iroquois Hotel
Holiday Window Display Tour

Since the first stores to have Christmas-themed windows in 1938, Fifth Avenue stores have competed to have the most spectacular holiday display windows. Each window has its own style ranging from the ornate at Bergdorf Goodman to this years light show and windows at Saks Fifth Avenue done in collaboration with Elton John.  This tour will check out the new 2022 windows and also detail their surprising history. We’ll also see some other perennial New York Christmas favorites like the tree at Rockefeller Center and Bryant Park’s holiday market.

During the two hour tour, we will take the subway to Fifth Avenue and 59th Street and walk back down to the Iroquois Hotel ending at the hotel’s speakeasy cocktail bar, Lantern’s Keep.

Duration: 2 hours

This tour meets on Thursday December 15th at 3:00pm in the lobby of the Iroquois Hotel 49 West 44th St. (between 5th Ave and 6th Ave)

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Sunday

Iroquois Hotel
Grand Central, NY Public Library and Architectural Highlights

This tour focuses on architectural gems of the Beaux Art movement. We begin on 44th Street where the the century old Iroquois New York, New York Yacht Club and other private clubs still stand today and then visit the iconic Grand Central Terminal, NY Public Library, Bryant Park and the Chrysler Building to show guests the grandeur of the neighborhood and share the stories and eccentricities of these landmarks. In addition to the architectural and cultural history of the neighborhood, the tour will offer suggestions for tour-goers to do on their own.

Duration: 1.5 hours

This tour meets on Sunday at 10:00am in the lobby of the Iroquois Hotel 49 West 44th St. (between 5th Ave and 6th Ave)

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Monday

Hotel Belleclaire

Upper West Side and Central Park 

This tour visits Central Park and highlights the hotel in the context of the Beaux Art movement and the history of grand apartment hotels in the Upper West Side. While focusing on architecture, we’ll visit the Dakota, the Ansonia and in particular buildings of Emery Roth. The tour will also introduce guests to neighborhood life in the Upper West Side and to Central Park. We’ll show guests where locals eat and shop and visit Central Park gems like Strawberry Fields and Bethesda Terrace near the hotel before guests tackle the rest of the park on their own.

Duration: 1.5 hours

This tour meets on Monday at 10am in the lobby of the Hotel Belleclaire 2175 Broadway (between 76th and 77th Street)

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Tuesday

Edison Hotel

Times Square and Rockefeller Center

Since the New Year’s tradition started in 1904, Times Square has been the center of New York. This tour starts in the Art Deco lobby of the 1931 Hotel Edison, after highlighting its Art Deco features, we will give a unique tour of Times Square, including hidden art and history. Finally, the tour will visit another Art Deco favorite, Rockefeller Center, paying close attention to the center’s art. Tour-goers will get a ground-level view of the big city. This tour surprises everyone—with sound sculptures, optical illusions, and the hidden gems of midtown.

Duration: 1.5 hours

This tour meets on Tuesday at 10am in the lobby of the Edison Hotel, 228 West 47th St. (between Broadway and 8th Ave)

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Wednesday

Frederick Hotel

TriBeCa and World Trade Center

TriBeCa is at once one of New York’s oldest neighborhoods and a fashionable district. There is no better place to start this tour than at the Frederick Hotel. The hotel’s building dates back to the 1840’s making possibly New York’s oldest hotel structure. It is now a modern boutique hotel. The tour visits the historic and hip blocks of TriBeCa before visiting the new World Trade Center and the Financial District. We pull back layers of history and check out new architectural marvels and art.

Duration: 1.5 hours

This tour meets on Wednesday at 10:00am in the lobby of the Frederick Hotel 95 West Broadway (at Chamber Street)

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Thursday

Iroquois Hotel
Grand Central, NY Public Library and Architectural Highlights

This tour focuses on architectural gems of the Beaux Art movement. We begin on 44th Street where the the century old Iroquois New York, New York Yacht Club and other private clubs still stand today and then visit the iconic Grand Central Terminal, NY Public Library, Bryant Park and the Chrysler Building to show guests the grandeur of the neighborhood and share the stories and eccentricities of these landmarks. In addition to the architectural and cultural history of the neighborhood, the tour will offer suggestions for tour-goers to do on their own.

Duration: 1.5 hours

This tour meets on Thursday at 10:00am in the lobby of the Iroquois Hotel 49 West 44th St. (between 5th Ave and 6th Ave)

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Friday

Edison Hotel

Times Square and Rockefeller Center

Since the New Year’s tradition started in 1904, Times Square has been the center of New York. This tour starts in the Art Deco lobby of the 1931 Hotel Edison, after highlighting its Art Deco features, we will give a unique tour of Times Square, including hidden art and history. Finally the tour will visit another Art Deco favorite, Rockefeller Center, paying close attention to the center’s art. Tour-goers will get a ground level view of the big city. This tour surprises everyone—with sound sculptures, optical illusions and the hidden gems of midtown.

Duration: 1.5 hours

This tour meets on Friday at 10am in the lobby of the Edison Hotel, 228 West 47th St. (between Broadway and 8th Ave)

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Saturday

The Evelyn

NoMad and Flatiron District 

This tour will feature the Marble Collegiate Church, “the little church around the corner,” and the iconic buildings around Madison Square, the New York Life Insurance, and Metropolitan Life Insurance Tower. Beyond historic buildings, the tour will also highlight the nouveau chic Flatiron District and end in the popular open-air Farmer’s market at Union Square. Join the tour and learn the amazing story of Evelyn Nesbitt, the namesake of the hotel!

Duration: 1.5 hours

This tour meets on Saturday at 10am in the lobby of The Evelyn Hotel 7 East 27th St. (between 5th Ave and Madison Ave)

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