It’s an eye-opening experience. I have lived in New York for more than 30 years. I have crossed the harbor on the Staten Island Ferry more than once and crossed the big-name bridges hundreds of times. But great swaths of the city remain as unknown to me as Patagonia. The architecture cruise helped fix that. — NYT
William Grimes reports back from a recent architectural cruise around Manhattan. The cruise organized by the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects, features running commentary provided by experts and offers an easy opportunity to anyone wanting to get a good look at the complete skyline. The tour covers 156 site and a 32-mile journey in under 3 hours.