Eric Ramos

Eric Ramos

Eric Ramos, a licensed sightseeing tour guide of the City of New York and founder of Big Apple Walks has over 15 years of experience in the fields of art and design. He studied architecture and urban planning at the University of Puerto Rico and at the Pratt Institute in New York. To his academic and professional background adds a huge passion for history and urban life. A student of history and a connoisseur of art history, he is also a painter and illustrator and practice calligraphy and handicrafts. Eric fully enjoys walking and discovering new urban corners. His favorite hobby is walking around the city, drawing, photographing and enjoying life in the city and its spaces. He is looking forward to share his experiences with you.

Grand Central Terminal English / Español
  • We will explore the history behind the popular terminal and what was once termed Terminal City, with large hotels and institutions around the station. Walking around the area, we will visit emblematic buildings such as the Chrysler, Helmsey Building and Metlife, Hotel Roosevelt among others, discussing the urban and social impact of such developments. Our tour will culminate enjoying the majestic interior of Grand Central Terminal. Exploraremos la historia detrás de la popular terminal y lo que una vez se denominó Terminal City, con grandes hoteles e instituciones alrededor de la estación. Caminando por el área, visitaremos edificios emblemáticos como el Chrysler, el Helmsey Building y el Metlife, el Hotel Roosevelt entre otros, discutiendo el impacto urbano y social de tales desarrollos. Nuestro recorrido culminará disfrutando de la majestuosidad interior de Grand Central Terminal. **PLEASE BOOK MORE THAN 24 HRS BEFORE THE TOUR/ **POR FAVOR. RESERVE AL MENOS 24 HORAS ANTES DE SU TOUR.

Tour Information

Duration
2 Hours
Departure
11:00
Price per Participant
1,666.67 TIIM
Languages
Group size
1 - 20 people
Transportation
Walking
Includes
Two hour walking tour. PLEASE BOOK MORE THAN 24 HRS BEFORE THE TOUR
Excludes
Any cost of tickets or food on any of the ammenities in the area.
Cancellation

About the creator
Eric Ramos

Eric Ramos

We will explore the history behind the popular terminal and what was once termed Terminal City, with large hotels and institutions around the station. Walking around the area, we will visit emblematic buildings such as the Chrysler, Helmsey Building and Metlife, Hotel Roosevelt among others, discussing the urban and social impact of such developments. Our tour will culminate enjoying the majestic interior of Grand Central Terminal.

Exploraremos la historia detrás de la popular terminal y lo que una vez se denominó Terminal City, con grandes hoteles e instituciones alrededor de la estación. Caminando por el área, visitaremos edificios emblemáticos como el Chrysler, el Helmsey Building y el Metlife, el Hotel Roosevelt entre otros, discutiendo el impacto urbano y social de tales desarrollos. Nuestro recorrido culminará disfrutando de la majestuosidad interior de Grand Central Terminal.

**PLEASE BOOK MORE THAN 24 HRS BEFORE THE TOUR/

**POR FAVOR. RESERVE AL MENOS 24 HORAS ANTES DE SU TOUR.

A Center of Activity / Un centro de Actividad

Grand Central Terminal is one of the grandest buildings in New York City. Built in 1913 in the Beaux Arts style is innovative in its architecture and function. And it is the center of a neighborhood that once orbited around its activity. I invite you to accompany us to know its beauty, its history and the magical energy that emanates from its spaces.

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Grand Central Terminal es una de las edificaciones más grandiosas de la Ciudad de Nueva York. Construido en 1913 en el estilo Beaux Arts es innovador en su arquitectura y función. Y es el centro de un vecindario que una vez orbitó en torno a su actividad. Les invito a acompañarnos a conocer su belleza, su historia y la energía mágica que emana de sus espacios.

Spectacular buildings around it / Edificaciones espectaculares a su alrededor

There are still many of the buildings that formed what was once known as Terminal City. There are several banks, the spectacular Helmsey Building and the Hotel Roosevelt, all witness of various times. We will take a tour of them and observe the grandeur of the Chrysler Building.

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Todavía quedan muchas de las edificaciones que formaron lo que una vez se conoció como el Terminal City. Hay varias edificaciones bancarias, el espectacular Helmsey Building y el Hotel Roosevelt, todos testigos de varias épocas. Haremos un recorrido por ellos y observaremos también la grandiosidad del Chrysler Building.

Fabulous interiors and an incredible story / Interiores fabulosos y una historia increíble

Grand Central Terminal is a true cathedral of transportation. Its scale, its artistic details, and its functionality make it a unique place. Together we will enjoy its majesty.

*****

Grand Central Terminal es una verdadera catedral de la transportación. Su escala, sus detalles artísticos, y su funcionalidad le hacen un lugar único. Junt@s disfrutaremos de su majestuosidad.

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