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Block Walk NoHo & Astor Place: Old Money, New Art

New York, NY


  • The Astor Place Cube in front of the former Clinton Hall Library.
  • "Account of the Terrific and Fatal Riot at the New-York Astor Place Opera House" 1849.
  • Clinton Hall as it appeared in 1875. Photo: Museum of the City of New York.
  • Colonnade Row as it looks today.
  • Photo of Colonnade Row in its 19th century heyday.
  • Engine Company No. 33.
  • The balcony above Engine Company No. 33.
  • "Balloon Rabbit (Red)" by Jeff Koons inside the lobby.
  • Keith Haring's "Self Portrait; 1989."
  • The bar at Angel's Share. Photo: Danilo Dacha Bozovic.

30 minutes
0.3 mi
Guided by Jason

Overview
Come see highlights of Astor Place. in just 30 minutes, we'll make a quick loop through the neighborhood. Along the way, we'll discuss the Astor Place brawl, get face to face with multimillion dollar art and enjoy a cocktail in a hidden speakeasy.

About Your Guide
I am all about exploring local history, architecture, food and art to learn about how places came to be. You can find me in search of hidden places, the best dim sum, secret speakeasies, skyline vistas and other ingredients to build the perfect day.

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Guide Points
  1. The Astor Place Cube
  2. Colonnade Row
  3. Engine Company No. 33
  4. Balloon Rabbit & Keith Haring Self Portrait
  5. Angel's Share

About Sidewalk
Sidewalk is an app that provides free, guided walk experiences that can be created by anyone with stories to share about places they know and love.

The app navigates people through a neighborhood walk using GPS turn-by-turn directions, rich imagery and storytelling.