Free Labor Day Walking Tour in the Flatiron District

This Labor Day weekend, join the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership and our professional guide Fred Cookinham on a free “Labor History & Madison Square” walking tour through the historic Flatiron District. The tour will explore the history of labor and its connections to the vibrant neighborhood, including the first Labor Day Parade, rallies championing worker rights and workplace safety reforms, and the impact of the 1872 Fifth Avenue Hotel fire. The special Labor Day tour will explore some of the neighborhood’s most notable landmarks, including the Flatiron Building, New York Life Insurance Building, MetLife Clock Tower, and Appellate Courthouse. The tour takes place - rain or shine – on Sunday, September 1, starting at 11:00 a.m., and begins at the tip of the Flatiron Building, on 23rd Street just east of 5th Avenue. No advance registration is required. Free weekly tours are provided by the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID). For more information, visit: http://www.flatirondistrict.nyc/free-walking-tour

When: Sunday, September 1, 11am-12:30pm
Where: Flatiron Building, 175 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010
Ages: All
Cost: Free
For more information: http://www.flatirondistrict.nyc/ or call (212)741-2323

2019-09-01 2019-09-01 America/New_York Free Labor Day Walking Tour in the Flatiron District This Labor Day weekend, join the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership and our professional guide Fred Cookinham on a free “Labor History & Madison Square” walking tour through the historic Flatiron District. The tour will explore the history of labor and its connections to the vibrant neighborhood, including the first Labor Day Parade, rallies championing worker rights and workplace safety reforms, and the impact of the 1872 Fifth Avenue Hotel fire. The special Labor Day tour will explore some of the neighborhood’s most notable landmarks, including the Flatiron Building, New York Life Insurance Building, MetLife Clock Tower, and Appellate Courthouse. The tour takes place - rain or shine – on Sunday, September 1, starting at 11:00 a.m., and begins at the tip of the Flatiron Building, on 23rd Street just east of 5th Avenue. No advance registration is required. Free weekly tours are provided by the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID). For more information, visit: http://www.flatirondistrict.nyc/free-walking-tour Flatiron Building

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