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South Bronx Renaissance Tour

Tour

Summary

View beautiful street art and historic Art Deco architecture as you explore the South Bronx.

Visit a museum dedicated to showcasing artwork from Bronx-inspired artists.

Discover the strength of the Bronx community through its deep history of overcoming adversity.

Discover the South Bronx cultural corridor known for its art, culture and vibrant history. On this tour, we will explore the South Bronx from its early wealthy roots and immigrant communities, to the neighborhood's decline, to the cultural and social revival that has now made the Bronx one of the hottest destinations in NYC.

Details

$35 per person

Fridays at 10am during March through December.

Foreign Language: On Fridays at 10am in Spanish (Español) during March through December

3 hours

Meeting Place: The meeting location is Park Avenue and East 42nd Street, outside Grand Central Terminal. Pershing Square Café is across the street.

End Point: Yankee Stadium

Please purchase Metro Subway Card prior to the tour for one stop to the Bronx and another for the return home.

This tour is not wheelchair-accessible. Please contact us for further information.

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Reviews

"Excellent tour, really enjoyable. Our tour guide ... was very informative and passionate about the subject, he kept the energy up throughout and took time to interact with all members of our group. Went beyond the typical facts you would expect, and make me view NY a little differently during my time there, very impressive!" --blobsterroll, Birmingham, United Kingdom

"... our guide, was a mine of information with tremendous enthusiasm and knowledge of the area. The walk was well paced and covered the history of the Bronx from its origins to the present day. Murals, the birth of hip-hop, the Grand Concourse were all covered in detail. [The Tour Guide] was an excellent guide and this walk has greatly enhanced my knowledge of this vibrant New York borough. I have no hesitation in recommending this tour to anyone interested in urban history and development.Thanks, ... ." --agedwalker, Wirral, United Kingdom

"Great tour. We learned a lot about the area and we had to change our ideas about the Bronx. [The Tour Guide] was our great guide. She told us a lot of facts but also talked about living in the Bronx. She was passionated. Although most people don't thing visiting the Bronx it is a real cool place. ..." --Ronnygijsen, Maasmechelen, Belgium

Reviews

"It was a very nice and informative tour. We have seen interesting places and have learned a lot about how the Bronx is nowadays. Thank you, ...!" --Kathrin J, Heidelberg, Germany

"Excellent tour, really enjoyable. Our tour guide ... was very informative and passionate about the subject, he kept the energy up throughout and took time to interact with all members of our group. Went beyond the typical facts you would expect, and make me view NY a little differently during my time there, very impressive!" --blobsterroll, Birmingham, United Kingdom

"We did the Bronx Renaissance Tour ... today. Despite the awful weather, she was very enthusiastic and taught us loads about the Bronx, its history (both good and bad) and its ongoing 'renaissance'. Interesting concept and very good tour guide. Would definitely recommend." --manon2g, Ghent, Belgium

"Just finished the tour ..., and it was stellar. Great insight into the Bronx and its renaissance, and some great knowledge and understanding about the Bronx's cultural contribution to contemporary culture and Hip Hop culture. Great tour and great guide... Thanks ...!" --Shawnwise, Toronto, Canada

"Great tour. We learned a lot about the area and we had to change our ideas about the Bronx. [The Tour Guide] was our great guide. She told us a lot of facts but also talked about living in the Bronx. She was passionated. Although most people don't thing visiting the Bronx it is a real cool place. ..." --Ronnygijsen, Maasmechelen, Belgium

"... our guide, was a mine of information with tremendous enthusiasm and knowledge of the area. The walk was well paced and covered the history of the Bronx from its origins to the present day. Murals, the birth of hip-hop, the Grand Concourse were all covered in detail. [The Tour Guide] was an excellent guide and this walk has greatly enhanced my knowledge of this vibrant New York borough. I have no hesitation in recommending this tour to anyone interested in urban history and development.Thanks, ... ." --agedwalker, Wirral, United Kingdom

"... our guide, was simply awesome. She is passionate about her job and you can definitely feel it. The Bronx tour is one of the most interesting I had during my trip in NYC, since I discovered something about that borough that I would have never had the chance to know. It is definitely a great tour, and an amazingly knowledgeable guide." --scambu, Strambino, Italy

"It was an excellent tour with ... our guide. You really learn about the history of Bronx and get to see really nice local art. Places you probably wouldn't visit without this tour." --pocahontas1487, Vienna, Austria

Getting Here

Subway Options: 4, 5, 6, 7, or S to Grand Central Terminal