Secrets and Scandals of Middle Riverside Drive.

  • July 28, 2024 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Riverside Drive

    New York, New York 10025
Ticket Price $35.00 Buy Tickets
Description

Join me for Secrets and Scandals of Middle Riverside Drive --based on my award-winning book, Heaven on the Hudson: Mansions, Monuments, and Marvels of Riverside Park!

Riverside Drive is best known for elegance and quiet. But behind the serene facades overlooking lush Riverside Park lie shocking tales of headline-making scandals — murders, suicides and more! — along with hidden architectural details of the homes where they happened. 

Secrets and Scandals of Middle Riverside Drive  tour highlights include:

  • the sad fate of America’s first supermodel
  • the mansion where William Randolph Hearst ensconced his paramour, Marion Davies
  • the Drive's tallest apartment building -- with a “stupa” and a notable cornerstone
  • the Drive’s only privately owned freestanding mansion (whose owner stiffed his architect)
  • the site of a hidden passageway

Multiple affairs, a scandalous divorce and a murder color this tour’s tales. This fact- and fun-filled walk runs from 86th Street to 107th Street. Mark your calendars for Sunday, July 28, 3 pm. Meeting place:  Riverside Park and 86th Street.  PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE: This event takes place on a Sunday at 3, not a Saturday at 1.

Date & Time

Sun, Jul 28, 2024 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Venue Details

Riverside Drive

New York, New York 10025 Riverside Drive
Stephanie Azzarone/Riverside Walks and Talks

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