Did you know that in the 1880s New York and Brooklyn combined had an estimated 160,000 horses? Well, minus all the manure, many wonderful vestiges of equine life are still visible in the city as well as tributes to the horse’s role in the history in the urban environment. There is evidence in the architecture and historical record and an incredible array of equine art throughout the five boroughs!
Exquisite Equines of Lower Manhattan: Horses appear in the art and architecture of New York's storied historical vestiges as well as in stunning new art and architecture at the World Trade Center. If you haven't been downtown in a while come take a tour with me. We will cover the story of New York from colonization to the present.
This tour meets at St Paul's Chapel, Broadway and Vesey Street for prompt step-off at 2:00pm. Call the office if you have any questions. This tour lasts approximately 2 hours covering 2 miles. Suitable for families.