The Gargoyles in Midtown Manhattan Walking Tour

Manhattan, NY , United States

About Your Host

Alfred Pommer is an author, a college graduate and a native of New York City. He worked for the New York City Parks Department for 25 years (15 years as a supervisor). Fascinated by the city’s history and architecture, he decided to share his passion with others and started to organize walking tours in the early 1990s. As a true passionate of New York City, Alfred collects photographs and anecdotes of the spots he enjoys the most. He is the author of four Manhattan guide books “Exploring the Original West Village”, “Exploring New York's SoHo”, "Exploring Manhattan's Murray Hill" and "Exploring Gramercy Park and Union Square". Alfred Pommer has an author's page at amazon .com (

What we’ll do

This one-hour walking tour presents 10 buildings that proudly display gargoyles in Midtown Manhattan. Also, we will see eagles and a statue plus a group sculpture that are over 100 years old. Included are photographs of the distant gargoyles along with some pictures and stories that will help join us with the neighborhood’s history. This tour of Manhattan’s past and the present includes New York City and national landmarks designed by world famous architects, I include some of the area’s history, along with interesting pictures and stories that help join us with the area’s past. The tour is hosted by Alfred Pommer a licensed New York City guide with over 28 years experience creating and giving over 25 neighborhood walking tours that focus on the history and architecture of Manhattan and he is the author of 4 Manhattan guide books published by the History Press



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