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Name Category Location
Appellate Division Courthouse
Sculpted by Frederick Ruckstuhl, figures...
Government Buildings Flatiron District
B. Altman Building/New York Public Library–Science, Industry, and Business Library (SIBL)
In 1906 department-store magnate Benjamin Altman...
Architectural Sites Murray Hill
Bowling Green
Perhaps most recognized as the home of Arturo Di...
Parks Financial District
Carl Schurz Park
Facing the East River, this park, named for a...
Parks Upper East Side
One of the first items to be auctioned at the New...
Stores / Malls Midtown West
Christopher Park
You might have to share a bench in this tiny park...
Squares West Village
City Hall
What once marked the northernmost point of...
Government Buildings Financial District
Columbus Circle
This busy traffic circle at Central Park's...
Neighborhoods / Streets Upper West Side
Daily News Building
The landmark lobby of this art deco tower...
Architectural Sites Midtown East
The Dakota
One of the first residences built on the Upper...
Architectural Sites Upper West Side
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
With its imposing mix of sandstone, limestone,...
Financial Institutions Financial District
First Corinthian Baptist Church
One of the most ornate structures in Harlem, this...
Religious Sites Harlem
Fraunces Tavern Museum
This former tavern, where General George...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
Grant's Tomb
Walk through upper Riverside Park and you're...
Memorials / Monuments Upper West Side
Helmsley Building
This Warren & Wetmore–designed 1929 landmark...
Architectural Sites Midtown East
Despite sitting in the shade of the Empire State...
Neighborhoods / Streets Murray Hill
Louis Armstrong House Museum
For the last 28 years of his life the famed jazz...
Houses / Mansions Flushing and Corona
Mahayana Buddhist Temple
This pleasant and bright Buddhist temple is at a...
Religious Sites Chinatown
Marcus Garvey Park
At the center of this historic, tree-filled...
Parks Harlem
Masjid Malcolm Shabazz
Talk about religious conversions. In the...
Religious Sites Harlem
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower
When it was added to the original building on...
Architectural Sites Flatiron District
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden
Built in 1799, this former carriage house...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
New York Public Library (NYPL) Main Branch: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
In 2011 the "Library with the Lions" celebrated...
Architectural Sites Midtown West
The New York Times Building
This 52-story building with its distinctive,...
Architectural Sites Midtown West
The Paley Center for Media
With three galleries of photographs and artifacts...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
Queens Botanical Garden
Adjacent to Flushing Meadows–Corona Park,...
Gardens / Arboretums Flushing and Corona
Roosevelt Island
The 2-mile-long East River slice of land that...
Neighborhoods / Streets, Memorials / Monuments Upper East Side
The Row
Built from 1833 through 1837, this series of...
Architectural Sites Greenwich Village
The San Remo
You're likely to notice its twin towers rising...
Architectural Sites Upper West Side
Founded by artists in 1928 to exhibit innovative...
Museums / Galleries Long Island City
Seagram Building
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, a pioneer of modern...
Architectural Sites Midtown East
Skyscraper Museum
Why get a crick in your neck—or worse, risk...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden
Once part of a sprawling farm, this 83-acre...
Historic Districts / Sites Staten Island
Socrates Sculpture Park
In 1986 local artist Mark di Suvero and other...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Long Island City
St. Luke's Place
Steeped in New York City history and shaded by...
Neighborhoods / Streets West Village
St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery
This charming 1799 fieldstone country church,...
Religious Sites East Village
St. Paul's Chapel
For more than a year after the World Trade Center...
Religious Sites Financial District
Stuyvesant Street
This diagonal slicing through the block...
Neighborhoods / Streets East Village
Sugar Hill
Standing on the bluff of Sugar Hill overlooking...
Neighborhoods / Streets Harlem
Trinity Wall Street Church
Alexander Hamilton is buried under a white-stone...
Religious Sites Financial District
Trump Tower
The tallest all-glass building in Manhattan...
Architectural Sites Midtown East
Tudor City
Before Donald Trump, there was Fred F. French. In...
Architectural Sites Midtown East
University Club
Among the best surviving works of McKim, Mead &...
Architectural Sites Midtown West
Washington Mews
A rarity in Manhattan, this pretty, brick-covered...
Neighborhoods / Streets Greenwich Village
Wave Hill
Drawn by stunning views of the Hudson River and...
Gardens / Arboretums The Bronx
Woolworth Building
Until 40 Wall Street stole the title in 1930, but...
Architectural Sites Financial District
World Financial Center (WFC)
The four towers of this complex, which range...
Architectural Sites Financial District


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