06/13/2017

5th & PARK - CARNEGIE HILL'S FILM & FICTION WALKING TOUR ALONG MUSEUM MILE!


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The weather in Carnegie Hill is perfect for a noontime stroll through film & fiction history along Museum Mile from the Guggenheim to the Metropolitan Museum of Art!

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What's New: ARCHITECTURAL STYLES OF CARNEGIE HILL WALKING TOUR — 2PM to 3:30PM Daily 

Carnegie Hill historian Cole Smithey introduces you to the 19 styles of architecture that make up the neighborhood's dynamic atmosphere of sophistication. Art Deco, Beaux-Arts, Chateauesque, Modern, Neo-Federal, Neo-Grec and Queen Anne architecture are some of the styles you'll discover.

Celebrate the achievements of venerable architects such as Emery Roth and Frank Lloyd Wright while soaking up the neighborhood where caricaturist Al Hirschfeld lived on the same block as Abstract Expressionist painter Mark Rothko.

The 90-minute tour meets at the Guggenheim Museum (88th & 5th Avenue), and ends on New York City's most beautiful block.

Carnige Hill Architectural GuideCall or text to 917-836-0760 to book a personalized tour of Carnegie Hill's 19 different styles of architecture. The tour meets at the Guggenheim, and ends on New York City's most beautiful block. The tour includes a copy of Carnegie Hill Neighbors' indispensable (374 page) book CARNEGIE HILL ARCHITECTURAL GUIDE (a $25.00 value)! Call for current tour pricing.

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Cole's 95-minute (five-star rated) 5th & Park Film and Fiction Walking Tour ($35 per person) meets at noon daily in front of the Guggenheim Museum (at the South East corner of 88th and Fifth Avenue), and ends in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (at 83rd and Fifth). Please arrive 10 minutes early. See filming locations ("The Fisher King," "Marathon Man," "American Psycho"), homes of literary icons (J.D. Salinger, Truman Capote), Central Park, and the impressive architecture of one of the country's oldest, wealthiest, and most popular filming locations in the world. You'll even see the Catholic Girls' school where Lady Gaga went to high school.

Screen Shot 2019-04-23 at 5.00.08 PMAl Pacino filming in Carnegie Hill on April 23, 2019

Leading a tour on 5th AvenueSharing tour duties with Lo van der Valk (President of Carnegie Hill Neighbors group) after our Film Fete

We'll also stop in front of The Cooper Hewitt Museum of Design and The Jewish Museum while checking out filming locations from movies such as "84 Charing Cross Road," "American Animals," "The Anderson Tapes," "Cactus Flower," "The House on 92nd Street," "Maid In Manhattan," "Men In Black," "Night at the Museum," "Ransom," "When Harry Met Sally," and "The International." This is one fun walk! 

Gratuities are encouraged, accepted, and warmly appreciated!

5th & Park

Modern meets Moderne on 5th Avenue

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Patrick Bateman's Apartment 5th & Park Postcard

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GARY ROSS'S OCEANS 8

THE WORLD BEFORE YOUR FEET

JEREMY WORKMAN'S THE WORLD BEFORE YOUR FEET

Yue and Wen On The Tour
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THE GUG

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Cherry Blossoms

Park Avenue Dazzles in Springtime! 

King Kong

KING KONG atop the EMPIRE STATE BUILDING

DRESSED TO KILL

BRIAN DE PALMA'S DRESSED TO KILL

Ransom

Mel Gibson's apartment building in RANSOM.

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The Guggenheim Museum in Tom Twyker's THE INTERNATIONAL

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THE INTERNATIONAL

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Clive Owen in THE INTERNATIONAL

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George Sidney's BYE BYE BIRDIE

Cactus Flower

Gene Saks's CACTUS FLOWER with Goldie Hawn and Walter Matthau.

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Matthew Barney's CREMASTER 3

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Woody's Allen's MANHATTAN

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Barry Sonnenfeld's MEN IN BLACK (1997)

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Sydny Pollack's THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR (1975)

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 Victor Levin's 5 TO 7

Paul Allen's Apartment

Mary Harron's AMERICAN PSYCHO

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Michael Almereyda's HAMLET

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The Church of Heavenly Rest 

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The Church of Heavenly Rest (THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE) 

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Keanu Reeves in THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE

Charlize Theron

Keanu Reeves and Charlize Theron in THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE

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Airbnb Experiences Melinda

Radha Mitchell in Woody Allen's MELINDA AND MELINDA

JKO Reservoir

Central Park Location in Bart Layton’s AMERICAN ANIMALS

Birders

Jeffrey Kimball's BIRDERS: THE CENTRAL PARK EFFECT

Mandarian Duck

A Rare Mandarin Duck In Central Park In 2018

Ransom

Ron Howard's RANSOM

Wall Street

Oliver Stone's WALL STREET

Ralph Feinnes & Jennifer Lopez

Ralph Fiennes & Jennifer Lopez in MAID IN MANHATTAN

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Jonathan Glazer's BIRTH

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Woody Allen's MELINDA AND MELINDA

Marathon Man

John Schlesinger's MARATHON MAN

Marathon Man

John Schlesinger's MARATHON MAN

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The COOPER HEWITT MUSEUM (a.k.a. The Carnegie Mansion garden)

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The Andrew Carnegie Mansion (Cooper Hewitt Museum of Design front)

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Mike Nichols's WORKING GIRL

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THE OTTO H. KAHN MANSION 2018

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Sidney Lumet's THE ANDERSON TAPES

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THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 (Otto H. Kahn's Florentine Palazzo)

THE VERDICT

SIDNEY LUMET'S THE VERDICT (The Otto H. Kahn Mansion)

Next man

THE NEXT MAN (SEAN CONNERY)

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Andrew Davis's A PERFECT MURDER

A Perfect Murder

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The Devil's Advocate

Keanu Reeves on 5th Avenue in THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE 

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THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE HOUSE

Computer Altered Devil's Advocate House

COMPUTER-ALTERED DEVIL'S ADVOCATE HOUSE

Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum

BIRTH

Jonathan Glazer's BIRTH

Birth

Jonathan Glazer's BIRTH

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FAYE DUNAWAY

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The Red Castle From Terry Gilliam's THE FISHER KING

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Robin Williams in THE FISHER KING

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Henry Hathaway's THE HOUSE ON 92ND STREET

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David Hugh Jones's 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD

Devil's Advocate

Taylor Hackford's THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE

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Phoebecates

Phoebe Cates's MADISON AVENUE STORE BLUE TREE

Blue Tree

Jerry Seinfeld & Ali Wentworth COMEDIANS IN CARS GETTING COFFEE

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Jerry Seinfeld & Ali Wentworth COMEDIANS IN CARS GETTING COFFEE

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Ron Howard's RANSOM

Salinger

Shane Salerno's SALINGER

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Woody Allen's MELINDA AND MELINDA

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Steve Carell, Will Ferrell, Radha Mitchell in MELINDA AND MELINDA

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Radha Mitchell, Will Ferrell, Amanda Peet, Josh Brolin - Melinda and Melinda
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Jackie O. Warhol
Andy Warhol Coke Bottles (1962)

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Six Degrees of Separation

Stockard Channing in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION

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Andy Warhol's 'MARILYN DIPTYCH' (1962)

Capote and Warhol

Andy Warhol with his idol Truman Capote.

Marathonman

Andy Warhol's 1889 red brick Northern Renaissance row-house (second from the left). Still is from MARATHON MAN.

SorcererWILLIAM FRIEDKIN'S SORCERER

Marlene

Marlene Dietrich in her Park Avenue Apartment. 

Marilyn & Marlene

Marilyn & Marlene (probably in Dietrich's Park Avenue Apartment). 

CARLYLE HOTEL

The Carlyle Hotel From Above in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION

Jackie O. Penthouse

The Jackie Kennedy Onassis Penthouse

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The MET from Above

The Met From Above THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR 

Hitch

The steps of the Met in HITCH

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Gary Ross's OCEANS 8

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Wayne Wang's MAID IN MANHATTAN

Brian De Palma's FATAL ATTRACTION

BRIAN DE PALMA'S DRESSED TO KILL

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Angie Dickinson takes a cab at the MET in DRESSED TO KILL

Thomas Crown Affair

JOHN McTIERNAN'S THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR

San Giorgio Maggiore at Dusk

San Giorgio Maggiore at Dusk THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR

Temple of dendur

The Temple of Dendur 10 BC at THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

SIXDEGREESMET

Stockard Channing & Donald Sutherland SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION

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Rob Reiner's WHEN HARRY MET SALLY

Another tour

The end of another happy tour. 

NEW YORK POST5th & Park on Page Six of The Post

Legendary gossip columnist Cindy Adams tells it like it is in the New York Post (8/1/18). 

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