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Bridges, Skyscrapers, drama & whimsy

Bridges, Skyscrapers, drama & whimsy

Duration:3 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am a practicing, licensed civil engineer that has designed and inspected bridges for over 25 years. I have worked on projects involving many of the major bridges and tunnels of NYC. I’ve climbed around, in and under some of NY’s most important structures as I’ve analyzed, rated and rehabilitated them. I have learned of the incredible human stories behind them; the ambitions, triumphs,…
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What we’ll do

We’ll tour NYC and its structures that not just set world records in the categories like tallest buildings and longest bridges, but smashed them; in some cases creating categories that never even existed before. Hear of the fierce, competitive nature of the people involved and what lengths they went to, to reach world records. Hear about personal tragedies & triumphs. Along our tour we’ll pass…

What else you should know

We will be doing a lot of walking in between stops. If you don't think you are fit enough, please consider another experience.

What to bring

Camera with lots of storage for photos
Comfortable shoes, we will be doing a lot of walking
Weather appropriate clothing, we will go rain or shine
We will be in some areas that are in full sun, with no shade, consider bringing sunglasses, hats, sunscreen

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Where you'll be

We’ll walk around lower Manhattan. Starting near The World Trade Center, we'll walk along the Hudson River on the Battery Park Esplanade, over to Broadway, down Wall Street and finish near South Street Seaport with its gorgeous up close views of three major bridges. We'll chat about NJ's vibrant skyline of its own including, NJ's two tallest skyscrapers. We'll see Trinity Church, NY Stock Exchange and much more

Availability

Save 20% when you book 2 weeks in advance. 

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 7 and up can attend.

More tips

We will be doing a lot of walking in between stops. If you don't think you are fit enough, please consider another experience.
John
history walk
Bridges, Skyscrapers, drama & whimsy
8 reviews
From $28/person
8 reviews
From $28/person