Literary Tours Offered by Big Apple Fanatics Tours
All Tours Are Available for Private Tours, 1-50 guests
Algonquin Round Table Tour (Midtown to Hell’s Kitchen) The Algonquin Round Table comes alive in the only New York walking tour devoted to the famed literary group. It met from 1919-1929 and is America’s most well-known group of writers. Walk in the footsteps of the legendary wits Franklin P. Adams, Robert Benchley, Heywood Broun, Marc Connelly, Edna Ferber, George S. Kaufman, Harpo Marx, Dorothy Parker, Harold Ross, Robert Sherwood, Alexander Woollcott, and the rest of the “Vicious Circle.” The tour explore the architectural and historical stories of the buildings and landmarks linked to them. The tour begins and ends at the landmark Algonquin Hotel, 59 West Forty-fourth Street.
Dorothy Parker’s Upper West Side One of New York’s greatest personalities was poet and author Dorothy Parker (1893-1967). She helped launch The New Yorker, was Broadway’s first female drama critic, and was a peerless wits. (Parker wrote “Men seldon make passes/At girls who wear glasses”). Visit Parker’s neighborhood and walk in her footsteps to her former apartments, haunts, school, and more. See one of the most beautiful and historic neighborhoods through the eyes of a young Dorothy Parker. The tour begins in Riverside Park, at West Seventy-second Street and Riverside Drive.