Walking Tours of New Haven (4 Tours)

ec5a.jpgThe The Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce (GNHCC) Leadership Center has put together four short loop walks around town to give us a taste of New Haven. What’s cool is not only are there nice maps to follow, but they’ve also created downloadable mp3 files to listen along as you walk.

The Tours

1. THE THEATER & MUSEUM DISTRICT TOUR – This tour starts at Info New Haven. Stops on this tour include White Space Gallery, Union League Cafe, Skull & Bones, Harkness Tower & Old Campus, Arts & Architecture Building, the Yale Repertory Theater, the Yale Center for British Arts, Louis Lunch (famous for originating the hamburger!), and the Shubert Theatre.

2. THE BEINECKE AREA TOUR – This tour starts at Memorial Hall and continues on to Woolsey Hall, the Scroll and Key Secret Society, Sprague Hall, Woodbridge Hall, Gallows and Lollipops, The Commons, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Sculpture Garden, Yale Law School, Mory’s, Toad’s Place, Yale Dramat Message Board, Sterling Memorial Library, the Book and Snake Secret Society, and the Grove Street Cemetery.

3. THE AUDUBON STREET TOUR – This tour begins at the Foundry Building (at the corner of Audubon Street and Whitney Avenue). It continues on to the Foundry Music Company, the Neighborhood Music School, the Park of the Arts and the Farmington Canal, the Creative Arts Workshop, the New Haven Symphony, the Arts Council, and the New Haven Ballet, the Education Center for the Arts and ends at the Little Theater.

4. THE TOUR AROUND THE GREEN – This tour begins at the Bennett Fountain which is located on the southeast corner of the green at the corner of Church Street and Chapel Street. The tour continues with stops at the New Haven City Sign, The Flagpole War Memorial on the Green, the United States Post Office and Courthouse, the Amistad Memorial, New Haven City Hall, the New Haven County Courthouse, the FREE Public Library, the Graduate Club, United Church, Center Church, and ends at Trinity Church.

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