Native New Yorker Walking Tours - Charles Schwartz, licensed and insured NYC Sight Seeing Guide
                       Phone: 1.917.974.8637
My Tours go to any borough, any neighborhood of your choosing. 
My Reviews:
  •  Angie Fox (New York Times Best-selling author)
"January 29th, 2010 11:47 pm
New York is a great city in which to walk. If you want to explore further I can highly recommend the walking tours that Charles Schwartz gives (Native New Yorker Walking Tours). We took two tours with Mr. Schwartz in the Bronx and saw not only beautiful Art Deco buildings along the Grand Concourse but lovely parks and historic homes. A wonderful visit to the Italian Arthur Avenue and City Island made up a second tour. Mr. Schwartz, unlike other tour guides, tailors the tour to your own interests - we mentioned we were interested in jazz, architecture and literature. He was born in New York and is very knowledgeable about each borough. I cannot recommend this interesting, informative and very affordable tour enough. His website is
Bronwen Jamison Vancouver, Canada"
  • Revue dans <<Le Devoir>> 11 décembre 2010
...Charles Schwartz, est un résidant de toujours du Bronx, qu'il connaît donc très bien, en plus des autres quartiers plus courus. Il va sans dire que le fait de se promener dans New York avec un résidant à nos côtés permet d'explorer des facettes hors de la visite touristique habituelle... Nous avons notamment appris comment prononcer "Houston" à la sauce new-yorkaise!  
Monique Leduc, Saint-Lambert, Canada
Here are some of my popular tours.  You are welcome to create your own, customized tour by referring to and incorporating the sights descriptions of the boroughs (left navigation buttons).
Midtown: New York Public Library, Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, St. Bartholomew's Church, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, Times Square (approximately 4 hours)
Central Park:  Merchant's Gate, Delacorte Clock, Trump (Wollman) ice-skating rink (fall-winter) or Victorian Garden (spring-summer), The Lake, The Boathouse, Conservatory Water
Bethesda Fountain, The Ramble, Strawberry Fields, The Dakota (approximately 3 hours)
Financial District:  City Hall, City Hall Park, Tweed Court, Brooklyn Bridge, St. Paul's, Ground Zero, Trinity Church, Wall Street, Raging Bull, Bowling Green, Battery Park (approximately 4 hours) 
Greenwich Village and High Line Park (approximately 4 hours)
SoHo, Little Italy. Canal Street and Chinatown (approximately 4 hours)
Harlem: Columbia University, Seinfeld's "restaurant" location, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 125th Street, including the Apollo Theater, Mount Morris Park, The City College (approximately 4 hours)
Brooklyn Bridge and Brooklyn Heights (approximately 2 hours)
Williamsburg (approximately 3 hours)
Coney Island and Brighton Beach (approximately 4 hours)
Park Slope and The Brooklyn Botanic Garden: (approximately 4 hours; the gardens are closed on Mondays.) 
The International Express, a/k/a #7 train):  Jackson Heights, Corona and Flushing  (approximately 4 hours)
Forest Hills Gardens, Roosevelt Island and Roosevelt Island Tramway Continental Avenue, Austin Street, Eddie's Sweet Shop (Eddie's Sweet Shop is closed on Mondays), Roosevelt Island and Tramway (approximately 4 hours)
Astoria (approximately 3 hours)
Jamaica Wildlife Refuge (approximately 6 hours)
The Bronx:
Central and Western Bronx (approximately 4 hours):  Yankee Stadium, Grand Concourse, Van Cortlandt Park, Fieldston, Riverdale, Wave Hill (Wave Hill is closed on Mondays).
Little Italy of the Bronx and The New York Botanical Garden (approximately 4 hours) (The New York Botanical Garden is closed on Mondays).
East Bronx:  Pelham Bay Park and City Island (approximately four hours)
Staten Island: 
St. George, Staten Island Borough Hall and Historic Homes Preservation District (approximately 3 hours)
If you do not see your itinerary, I will create one for you.
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