Cowboys and Bandits
This walking and biking experience extends from the High Line Park to Wall Street. The High Line Park is built on a 1.5 mile elevated railroad system running from Gansevoort Street to West 34th Street. The High Line was an abandon freight rail line, which operated from 1934 to 1980. It carried meat, agricultural goods, and even mail to the West Side of Manhattan. Learn the history of the The High Line where cowboys once roamed.
Next, we’ll bike to Lower Manhattan and explore Wall Street and the Financial District. This neighborhood is known as the Financial Capital of the World. The New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, and the American Stock Exchange are located here. Laugh at the battle between the Wall Street Bull and the Fearless Girl. See the birthplace of American Democracy and the cradle of American Capitalism. Finally, you’ll uncover the scams of Jordan Belfort and Bernie Madoff.
This is a five-hour walking and biking tour of Lower Manhattan from 9:00AM – 2:00PM. Bike rental and complimentary lunch are included.
Wall Street Experience
Experience Wall Street, the financial capital of the world, by taking a stroll through its historic district. See the outside of the New York Stock Exchange, where trillions have been made and lost. Marvel at how from its humble origins it became the world’s largest financial exchange. This tour details the origins of investment banks; Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, and Citigroup.
Visit the National Landmark which gave birth to American Democracy and American Capitalism. Learn how pump and dump scams are perpetrated during Boiler Room 101. Next, discover the genius who taught Warren Buffett how to buy stocks with Investment 101. Finally, we’ll expose how Bernie Madoff established his pyramid fraud midst Ponzi Scheme 101.
This experience is ideal for anyone interested in the history of Wall Street and future MBA grads.