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Shopping in Days Gone By: The New York Ladies' Mile Tour

Between the Civil War and World War I, the Ladies' Mile (a stretch of Manhattan below 24th street between Broadway and Sixth Avenue) thrived with the hustle and bustle of female shoppers, who were enjoying the freedom and of shopping alone for the first time. Virtually all of the city’s great department stores were located along this stretch, including well-known retailers like Macy’s and Lord & Taylor, and long-forgotten stores like Ehrich Brothers, Adams Dry Goods, Stern Brothers, and Siegel-Cooper & Company. Read More...

Historic Walking Tours for Fashion Fans!

Want to take a Seek tour, but three hours of shopping isn't quite your style? Are you into history but your travel partner likes to shop? Try one of our Historic Walking Tours for Fashion Fans! Read More...

New York Historical Walking Tours...with a Shopping Twist!

We’re known for our hands-on shopping tours of New York, but did you know that Seek offers historical walking tours as well? Our specialty is NYC walking tours pertaining to the history of the shopping, retail, and garment industries in NYC, and all of our tours are led by professional shoppers and stylists who are also licensed tour guides. A New York history tour with Seek is like taking a New York City shopping tour in another era! Read More...