PRESS AND MEDIA
October 2015 issue
New York: the Best Tours
Annaline Dinkelmann knows what she is talking about. She spent years on Wall Street working for companies like investment firm Morgan Stanley, before deciding that leading tours along the famous street was more interesting than working for the firms located there.
November 23, 2013
Post-Sandy New York eager for holiday tourists
Lower Manhattan resident Annaline Dinkelmann, owner of Wall Street Walks, launched a tour that incorporates the area’s Dutch heritage with intriguing anecdotes and first-hand observations of Sandy’s impact. Profits from the 90-minute, $25 excursions are donated to the South Street Seaport Museum, which hopes to reopen in mid-December.
Battery Park City Broadsheet
February 9, 2009
Downtown walking tour: Hamilton’s haunts
“around 50 people braved the cold to follow tour guide Annaline Dinkelmann through the narrow streets of the Financial District in search of the places where Alexander Hamilton lived and worked.
March 16, 2011
Wall Street’s Best Bargain May Be Wall Street Office Space
JPMorgan’s departure ended a presence of more than 120 years on Wall Street, going back to the days when John Pierpont Morgan Sr. personified the power of The Street.
“You might have seen him walking around the corner the day he wrote Andrew Carnegie a $500 million check for all his companies,” said Annaline Dinkelmann, a former Morgan Stanley information technology specialist who now runs Wall Street Walks, a company that conducts walking tours of the financial district.
August 12, 2010
Ten Scandals in Two Hours
The tour stops at the entrance to the building. “Here,” she says, “Two years ago there were big scandals in the financial collapse of insurance giant AIG.” Wall Street Walks offers visitors in New York a tour which recounts the scandals of Wall Street.
December 23, 2011
Jews of Lower Manhattan
Annaline Dinkelmann is a time traveler. This Manhattan history buff has taken her passion for storytelling and entrepreneurial energy to create Wall Street Walks, a historical tour company focusing on life in Lower Manhattan and New York’s financial district.
March 17, 2015
Financial District, Manhattan
VIDEO: A stockbroker, a shoemaker & three brothers in the jewelry business are your tour guides to the Financial District – a working neighborhood turned “it” place to live.
Time Out New York
October 23, 2008
Fall walking tours: Wall Street Panics and Crashes
The gist: Annaline Dinkelmann (a former Morgan Stanley employee) guides the group through the Financial District—including the outside of the Federal Hall and the bronze bull at Bowling Green—and speaks about the journey from Wall Street’s humble beginnings to today’s bear market.
August 10, 2011
Visitor’s guide to 9/11 sites and Lower Manhattan
“The neighborhood now has 18 hotels with more than 4,000 rooms, up from six hotels and 2,300 rooms on Sept. 11, 2001. For many tourists, it’s a must-see, right up there with Times Square and the Statue of Liberty.”
Visitando Wall Street (e a Praca Zuccotti)
“E eu explico que, desde o primeiro crash da Bolsa de Nova York, em 1792, sempre houve protestos – diz a guia Annaline Dinkelmann, ela propria exfuncionaria do banco de investimentos Morgan Stanley.”
Hurriyet Daily News
February 28, 2010
A walk on the financial wild side
“As New York struggles to recover from the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, former Morgan Stanley employee Annaline Dinkelmann finds opportunity in turmoil. Her business ‘Wall Street Walks,’ which leads tours of the history of financial crises, is thriving.”
The Sunday Telegraph
April 22, 2012
Where America’s Story Begins: The buzz associated with the rebuilding of the city is electrifying
“No one wanted to live here,” says Annaline Dinkelmann, a former Morgan Stanley employee who now leads walking tours of the area. “Then young people moved in because it was cheap. They’ve stayed on and have families now.”