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Archtober Tour of Gracie Mansion

Monday, October 15, 2018

5:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.

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Executive Director of Gracie Mansion Conservancy, Paul Gunther, will lead a one-hour tour concentrating on the architecture of this rare surviving example of a Federal-era wood frame house built as a county retreat in 1799 by Scottish immigrant and successful trader Archibald Gracie. The visit also includes the 1966 Wagner Wing built as a public event and meeting space in what as a controversial classical revival style by Mott Schmidt, whose solution flew in the face of Modernism near its theoretical apogee.  Since the year 1942 the now landmark mansion serves as The People ‘s House and official residence of New York’s mayors. 

Tour Reservations

To RSVP for tour, please visit on.nyc.gov/gracietour

Currently, Gracie Mansion is not offering group tours. If you are part of a private organization that would like to tour the house, please email your request, including the size of group, your name and the purpose of a tour, to gracieinfo@cityhall.nyc.gov and we will work to add you to one of the currently scheduled tours.

Photo ID required for entrance. No photography permitted in the interior. At the present time, tours are available in English only. Please plan to arrive at least five minutes in advance.

Location

Gracie Mansion in Carl Schurz Park
88th Street & East End Avenue, Carl Schurz Park
Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Gracie Mansion

Contact Number

(212) 676-3060

Contact Email

gracieinfo@cityhall.nyc.gov

Categories

Art, History, Tours, Seniors

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