The Patrons of the Arts on 57th street lived, bought, showcased, nurtured or in some way affected the art
world. By showmanship or philanthropy they made New York City the center for music, theater, museums and architecture. So take a stroll on 57th Street past 5th Avenue and be surprised
by the stories that unfold right in front of you. Find out why the Crown building, now one of the most revered NYC skyscrapers was once one of the most despised, or why Pulitzer moved the statue of General Sherman and what split up Bergdorf and Goodman. This tour is so rich with New York gossip from the 19th and 20th centuries it could be an HBO series. Truly an “inside scoop” tour.