William Helmreich

William Helmreich spent four years walking every block in New York City (Credit: CBS2)

Professor Talks About Walking Every NYC Block, His Book About It

He said the idea was likely ingrained in his mind after, as a boy, his father would take him on random trips to city neighborhoods.

08/23/2015

William Helmreich spent four years walking every block in New York City (Credit: CBS2)

Man Walks Every Block In Every Borough Of New York City

An astounding feat by any measure, the sociology professor at CUNY says he’s hoofed all 120,000 blocks and 6,000 miles of New York City, virtually every square foot.

08/05/2015

City College sociology professor William Helmreich wrote a book about effort to walk every block of NYC. (credit: CCNY)

City College Professor Pens Book About Walking 6,048 Miles Of NYC

He’s compiled all his stories into a book called “The New York Nobody Knows,” even though he hasn’t yet finished his walking tour of the entire city.

10/30/2013