Inside Schermerhorn Row: A Virtual Tour of the Seaport Museum’s Landmark Buildings
Past Program | Originally Held Sunday, October 18, 2-3 PM ET | Free | Online
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We are continuing our annual OHNY’s Building Tours series this year by offering a special online virtual tour of the inside of Schermerhorn Row on Sunday, October 18, as part of OHNY Weekend 2020.
This special tour and conversation offers the opportunity to learn the history of Schermerhorn Row, one of the most significant examples of early 19th century commercial architecture in New York, and home of the South Street Seaport Museum.
The program will be led by the Museum’s Director of Collections with a live Q&A afterwards. The visit includes selected gallery spaces in the upper floors of these New York City Landmarks buildings, and the remains of two 150-year-old hotels made famous by New Yorker writer Joseph Mitchell’s “Up in the Old Hotel.”
This online program has already taken place, but you can still enjoy the video. Click below to watch.
Looking for more virtual tours?
Check out our content in created partnership with Urban Archive. Discover the origins of New York’s greatness by taking one of our virtual tours of Lower Manhattan and the South Street Seaport Historic District, or download the Urban Archive iPhone app from their page to experience our virtual stories and tours.
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