Marine Grill terracotta murals of the McAlpin Hotel.



Join us for our First Hidden Harbor® Tour of the season
NYC History Captured in Public Art You Can Visit.

Sunday, 1 May, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
on a Circle Line boat leaving from Pier 83
located at W. 42nd St. & 12th Ave. in Manhattan.

Our tour will take us to places in the harbor where famous scenes have been captured in public art you can visit in NYC!


Maritime mural by Pusterla/Jackson/Schwartz/Turney


See how New York Harbor has inspired artists throughout history. Learn about the famous Marine Grill terracotta murals of the McAlpin Hotel and the hidden trompe l’oeil mural of the Brooklyn Bridge and its neighboring bridges; the Manhattan and Williamsburg at the South Street Seaport.

This new Hidden Harbor Tour will transport you back in time through art! Featuring special guest speakers, WHC Board members Gordon Cooper, HHH Maritime Consulting, and Bonnie Harken, AIA, Nautilus International Development Consulting, Inc., and WHC Steering Committee member Margaret Stocker, Maritime Historian.


Hidden gem – Haas trompe l’oeil bridge mural.


The 2-hour, fully narrated tour on a Circle Line Sightseeing boat, departs at 2:00PM sharp. Boarding begins at 1:30PM from Pier 83 in Manhattan, located at West 42nd. Street and 12th. Avenue (Hudson River). There are restroom facilities and a snack bar on board.

Don’t miss this new exciting tour! 


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