Starting at the 1903 New York Times Building, the tour heads East past historic Bryant Park, around the stately New York Public Library. Passing the celebrated stone lions in front, we stroll down 5th Avenue, eight blocks to New York’s tallest building, the Empire State. Heading West to Macy’s, the world’s largest department store, we then turn South, passing by Madison Square Garden and down through the Garment Center to visit the infamous Chelsea Hotel where the famous actors, poets, and artists have all left their mark. Standing next to the architectural gem the Flatiron Building, looking up to two iconic Metropolitan Life and New York Life towers, we stroll west toward the historic Chelsea Hotel where the creative ghosts still live. Walking South, the tour turns east to pass Teddy Roosevelt’s birthplace and into Gramercy Park, the famous gated park neighborhood of the rich and famous. Next we pass by the celebrated Union Square, where radical speeches were made throughout the 19th century. Walking down into Greenwich Village, we encounter the great bohemian neighborhood where the artistic celebrities have long made their cultural imprints, winding up at the great Village icon, Washington Square Park, the world center for bohemian life in the heart of New York University.